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The Astrological Sun Sign Capricorn the Goat of the Western Zodiac

Apr 3, 2008
Using the tropical zodiac system people born between December 22nd and January 19th are known by their Sun Sign Capricorn the Goat and are associated with the constellation Capricornus. The Element of the Capricorn sign is Earth and the color of Capricorn is Brown. The starstone of Capricorn is Black Onyx and the astrological symbol for Capricorn represents the horns and tail of the sea goat. The Sun Sign opposite of Capricorn the Goat is Cancer the Crab and the metals of the Capricorn sign are gold and silver. Capricorn is ruled by the Planet Saturn and is defined as a feminine-negative introverted sign. Capricorn is the tenth sign of the zodiac and the quality of Capricorn is Cardinal.

The characteristics most commonly attributed to Capricorn are responsible and dependable and they are also well known for their disciplined and methodical ways. Generally speaking the people of the Capricorn sun sign are often prudent and realistic with a traditional outlook. They are also patient and serious with a cautious attitude. The Capricorn people work well in a businesslike environment and can be formal and dedicated. Capricorns can also be ambitious and demanding with an possessive and controlling nature. They can also be rigid and overly critical with an aloof air about them as they consider themselves to be members of the ruling authority. Capricorns appreciate loyalty but can be calculating and vindictive.

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

Charles Addams - January 7, 1912 - September 29, 1988 - Cartoonist, creator of the Addams Family

Muhammad Ali - January 17, 1942 - World Heavyweight Champion boxer

Kirstie Alley - January 12, 1951 - Emmy Award winning actress

Pat Benatar - January 10, 1953 - Grammy Award winning rock singer

Orlando Bloom - January 13, 1977 - Actor, best known as Legolas in The Lord of the Rings

Humphrey Bogart - December 25, 1899 - January 14, 1957 - Academy Award winning Hollywood film star

Louis Braille - January 4, 1809 - January 6, 1852 - Inventor of the Braille system used by the blind

Al Capone - January 17, 1899 - January 25, 1947 - Gangster, also known as Big Al

Marlene Dietrich - December 27, 1901 - May 6, 1992 - Actress, singer and entertainer

Jean Dixon - January 5, 1918 - January 25, 1997 - Astrologer and Psychic

Faye Dunaway - January 14, 1941 - Academy, Emmy and Golden Globe Award winning actress

Chris Evert - December 21, 1954 - Professional tennis player

George Foreman - January 10, 1949 - Heavyweight boxing champion known for his grilling machine

Benjamin Franklin - January 17, 1706 - April 17, 1790 - One of the Founding Fathers of the United States

Joe Frazier - January 12, 1944 - World heavyweight boxing champion

Mel Gibson - January 3, 1956 - Actor and Academy Award winning director

Cary Grant - January 18, 1904 - November 29, 1986 - Actor, one of Hollywoods leading men

Anthony Hopkins - December 31, 1937 - Academy, Golden Globe and Emmy Award winning actor

Janis Joplin - January 19, 1943 - October 4, 1970 - Iconic singer of the 1960s

Johannes Kepler - December 27, 1571 - November 15, 1630 - Astronomer, Astrologer and Mathematician

General Robert E. Lee - January 19, 1807 - October 12, 1870 - Commander of the Confederate Army

Isaac Newton - January 4, 1643 - March 31, 1727 - Scientist, mathematician, astronomer and alchemist

Aristotle Socrates Onassis - January 15, 1906 - March 15, 1975 - Shipping magnate

Elvis Aron Presley - January 8, 1935 - August 16, 1977 - The King of Rock and Roll

Robert Ripley - December 25, 1890 - May 27, 1949 - Cartoonist, creator of Ripley's Believe It or Not!

Rod Serling - December 25, 1924 - June 28, 1975 - Screenwriter, creator of the The Twilight Zone

J.R.R. Tolkien - 3 January 1892 - 2 September 1973 - Author of The Lord of the Rings

Noel Tyl - December 31, 1936 - Astrologer and writer

Tiger Woods - December 30, 1975 - Super star professional golfer

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