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The Astrological Sun Sign Virgo the Virgin of the Western Zodiac

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Using the tropical zodiac system people born between August 23rd and September 23rd are known by their Sun Sign Virgo the Virgin and are associated with the constellation Virgo. The Element of the Virgo sign is Earth and the color of Virgo Dark Brown. The starstone of Virgo is Sardonyx and the astrological symbol for Virgo represents the arms and body of the virgin holding a sheaf of wheat. Virgo is the sixth sign of the zodiac and the quality of Virgo is Mutable. The Sun Sign opposite of Virgo is Pisces the Fishes and the metal of the Virgo sign is mercury. Virgo is ruled by the Planet Mercury and is defined as a feminine-negative introverted sign.

The characteristics most commonly attributed to Virgo are patient and devoted and they are also well known to be diligent and meticulous. Generally speaking the people of the Virgo sun sign are often shrewd and efficient with a practical outlook. They are also thorough and methodical with a pragmatic attitude. The Virgo people work well in service oriented careers and can be reliable and objective. Virgos can also be modest and discreet with a dedicated and romantic nature. They can also be harsh and petty with an pretentious air about them as they aloof and overly critical. Virgos appreciate cleanliness but can be fussy and perfectionist.

The following is a list of some famous celebrities of the Virgo sun sign.

Fiona Apple – September 13, 1977 – Singer and member of the People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals

Lance Armstrong – September 18, 1971 – Racing cyclist and seven time Tour de France winner

Kenny Baker – August 24, 1934 – Midget actor, played R2-D2 on Star Wars

Tim Burton – August 25, 1958 – Academy and Golden Globe Award nominated film director

Agatha Christie – September 15, 1890 – January 12, 1976 – Popular mystery novel writer

Sean Connery – August 25, 1930 – Academy, Golden Globe Award winning actor and the first James Bond

David Copperfield – September 16, 1956 – Magician and illusionist

Michael Faraday – September 22, 1791 – August 25, 1867 – Physicist and Professor of Chemistry

Richard Gere – August 31, 1949 – Golden Globe and Screen Actors Guild Award winning actor

Paul Harvey – September 4, 1918 – Long time ABC radio network broadcaster

Oliver Wendell Holmes – August 29, 1809 – October 7, 1894 – Physician and famous writer and poet

Michael Jackson – August 29, 1958 – Odd but talented musician and entertainer

Tommy Lee Jones – September 15, 1946 – Academy Award winning actor and one of The Men in Black

Craig Kilborn – August 24, 1962 – Host of the Late Late Show

Stephen King – September 21, 1947 – Award winning author best known for his creepy horror novels

Virginia Madsen – September 11, 1961 – Academy Award and Golden Globe nominated actress

Bill Murray – September 21, 1950 – Academy Award nominated, Emmy and Golden Globe winning actor

Arnold Palmer – September 10, 1929 – One of the all time greatest players in professional golf

Billie Piper – 22 September 1982 – Actress best known for her role as Rose Tyler on Doctor Who

Jason Priestley – August 28, 1969 – Actor best known as Brandon Walsh on Beverly Hills, 90210

Dan Rather – October 31, 1931 – Journalist and former anchor for the CBS Evening News

Keanu Reeves – September 2, 1964 – Actor best known for his role as Neo in The Matrix series

Siegfried Sassoon – September 8, 1886 – September 1, 1967 – Soldier, author and anti-war poet

Bruce Springsteen – September 23, 1949 – Grammy Award winning leader of the E Street Band

Oliver Stone – September 15, 1946 – Three time Academy Award winning film director

Leo Tolstoy – September 9, 1828 – November 20, 1910 – Author of War and Peace and Anna Karenina

Raquel Welch – September 5, 1940 – Golden Globe winning actress since One Million Years B.C.

H G Wells – September 21, 1866 – August 13, 1946 – Author of The War of the Worlds

As you can see from this list if you were born under the Virgo sun sign you are in good company.


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