Famous People Born On June 23rd

People born on June 23, fall under the Cancer sign. Cancer's planetary ruler is the Moon and just like the moon's waxing and waning, they can go through rapid mood swings. This can cause problems for them unless they can master their emotions. Cancer individuals are contradictory. They are constantly feeling and their feelings and emotions, which set this sign apart from all others, are the root of their problems. Cancer individuals are keen investor's with their intuitive and creative personality and they attract wealth to themselves. In relationships, they can be slow to come out of their shell, but once done, they can be fiercely loyal and protective of their family.

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Alan Turing
(English Mathematician Who is Considered as the Father of Theoretical Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence)
Alan Turing
140
Birth Year: 1912
Birthplace: Maida Vale, London, England
Died: June 7, 1954

Regarded as the father of computer science and artificial intelligence, Alan Turing was a distinguished mathematician and logician. During WWII, he successfully broke the challenging German Enigma machine codes thereby reducing the duration of war by a couple of years. The scientist, who was convicted for being gay, has been an inspiration for numerous films, plays and novels.

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Zinedine Zidane
(French Professional Football Manager and Former Player Who Played as an Attacking Midfielder)
Zinedine Zidane
76
Birth Year: 1972
Birthplace: La Castellane, Marseille, France

Amongst the greatest footballers of all time, Zinedine Zidane led France to victories in the FIFA World Cup in 1998 and the European Championship in 2000. Later, the three-time FIFA World Player of the Year took up the position of Real Madrid manager and carved yet another success story by winning major titles like Champions League and UEFA Super Cups.

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Melissa Rauch
(Actress)
Melissa Rauch
46
Birth Year: 1980
Birthplace: Marlboro Township, New Jersey

Melissa Rauch is an American actress whose portrayal of Bernadette Rostenkowski-Wolowitz in the popular TV sitcom, The Big Bang Theory, was instrumental in the success of the show. She is also credited with voicing Harley Quinn in the popular animated superhero movie Batman and Harley Quinn.

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June Carter Cash
(Country Singer, Five-Time Grammy Award-Winner)
June Carter Cash
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Birth Year: 1929
Birthplace: Maces Spring, Virginia, United States
Died: May 15, 2003

A woman of many talents, June Carter Cash was an American singer-songwriter, author, comedian, actress, and dancer. In 2003, she was named in Country Music Television's 40 Greatest Women of Country Music list. Her relationship with Johnny Cash inspired the 2005 film Walk the Line, where she was portrayed by Reese Witherspoon. June was also a well-known philanthropist.

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Selma Blair
(Actress)
Selma Blair
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Birth Year: 1972
Birthplace: Southfield, Michigan, United States

Selma Blair is an American actress who gained international recognition after playing Liz Sherman in the Hellboy film series. Also regarded as a fashion icon, Selma Blair has been playing a key role in popularizing new fashion trends and hairstyles by appearing in popular magazines. She has also worked with fashion designers like Karen Zambos, Isaac Mizrahi, and Martin Margiela.

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Oda Nobunaga
(16th Century Japanese Feudal Lord)
Oda Nobunaga
27
Birth Year: 1534
Birthplace: Nagoya Castle, Nagoya, Aichi Prefecture, Japan
Died: June 21, 1582
Oda Nobunaga was a 16th-century Japanese leader of the Sengoku period. Known as the “Great Unifier" of Japan, he overthrew Ashikaga Yoshiaki and dissolved the Ashikaga Shogunate. He also crushed the Ikkō-ikki rebels and conquered Honshu. He was later ambushed and forced to commit “seppuku,” a form of ritual suicide.
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Bob Fosse
(American Choreographer and Director Known for His Works ‘The Pajama Game’ and ‘Damn Yankees’)
Bob Fosse
16
Birth Year: 1927
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, United States
Died: September 23, 1987
Legendary dancer, choreographer, and director Bob Fosse is best remembered for his Academy Award-winning direction in the musical film Cabaret. Renowned for his signature “jazz hands” style, he also earned the Palme D'Or for All That Jazz and nine Tony Awards for various stage productions, eight of them for choreography. 
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Patrick Vieira
(French Professional Football Manager and Former Player)
Patrick Vieira
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Birth Year: 1976
Birthplace: Dakar, Senegal

Patrick Vieira is a football manager and former footballer. Vieira, who was an important member of the France national team, is currently serving as the manager of Crystal Palace Football Club which competes in the Premier League. Widely regarded as one of the best players of his time, Vieira helped his team win its first FIFA World Cup in 1998.

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Frances McDormand
(Actress and Producer Best Known for Her Films: ‘Fargo’ and ‘Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri’)
Frances McDormand
36
Birth Year: 1957
Birthplace: Gibson City, Illinois, United States

Frances McDormand has earned the "Triple Crown of Acting," with two Academy Awards, a Tony, and two Primetime Emmys. She is best known for her roles of headstrong women in Coen brothers’ films, such as Fargo. She has also been vocal about the Me Too and Time's Up movements.

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Jason Mraz
(Best Known for His Debut Album 'Waiting for My Rocket to Come' and Single 'I'm Yours')
Jason Mraz
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Birth Year: 1977
Birthplace: Mechanicsville, Virginia, United States
Guitarist and singer Jason Mraz is known for his Billboard-charting tracks such as The Remedy (I Won't Worry) and I'm Yours. The two-time Grammy-winning artist is highly influenced by Brazilian music. He has launched The Jason Mraz Foundation and is associated with causes such as human rights and LGBT equality.
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Wilma Rudolph
(The First American Woman to Win Three Gold Medals in a Single Olympic Games)
Wilma Rudolph
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Birth Year: 1940
Birthplace: Clarksville, Tennessee, United States
Died: November 12, 1994

Sprinter Wilma Rudolph made history by becoming the first American female athlete to win three track and field gold medals in a single Olympic game. As a child, she needed orthopedic shoes to help her walk. The sports icon lost her life to cancer but was immortalized through books and movies.

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Caesarion
(Pharaoh)
Caesarion
9
Birth Year: 0047
Birthplace: Alexandria, Egypt
Died: August 23, 0030

Caesarion reigned as the last pharaoh of ancient Egypt from September 44 BC to August 30 BC. He was Julius Caesar's only known biological son and his mother Cleopatra ruled over ancient Egypt along with him. Caesarion's death at the age of 17 marked the beginning of the famous Roman Empire and the end of the Ptolemaic dynasty of Egypt.

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Randy Jackson
(Bassist)
Randy Jackson
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Birth Year: 1956
Birthplace: Baton Rouge, Louisiana, United States
Randy Jackson started his career playing bass guitar for various artists, He then started his stint as a producer with Columbia and MCA Records. He is best known for his appearance as a judge on American Idol. He has also been the executive producer of America's Best Dance Crew.
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LaDainian Tomlinson
(American football player)
LaDainian Tomlinson
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Birth Year: 1979
Birthplace: Rosebud, Texas, United States
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Edward VIII
(King of the UK, Emperor of India (20 Jan 1936 - 11 Dec 1936))
Edward VIII
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Birth Year: 1894
Birthplace: Richmond Park, Surrey, England
Died: May 28, 1972

Edward VIII was King of the United Kingdom and the Dominions of the British Empire for several months in 1936. He was also Emperor of India during this period. He served in the British Army during the First World War and became the king following his father’s death. However, he abdicated the throne only months into his reign.

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Vint Cerf
(Computer scientist)
Vint Cerf
12
Birth Year: 1943
Birthplace: New Haven, Connecticut, United States
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Danna Paola
(Singer)
Danna Paola
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Birth Year: 1995
Birthplace: Mexico City
From beginning her career with the Mexican Sesame Street at 4, to appearing as lphaba in the Spanish-language production of Wicked, Danna Paola has had a versatile career. She has also been the voice of Rapunzel in the Spanish Tangled and has aced the charts with the track Calla Tú.
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Brandi Rhodes
(American Professional Wrestler)
Brandi Rhodes
9
Birth Year: 1983
Birthplace: Canton, Michigan, United States
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Stuart Sutcliffe
(Scottish Musician Best Remembered for His Association with the Popular Rock Band 'The Beatles')
Stuart Sutcliffe
8
Birth Year: 1940
Birthplace: Edinburgh, Scotland
Died: April 10, 1962

Stuart Sutcliffe was a Scottish musician and painter. He is best remembered for his association with the popular rock band the Beatles, where he was the original bass guitarist. Before achieving popularity as a guitarist, Sutcliffe left the Beatles to pursue painting. Along with John Lennon, Stuart Sutcliffe is credited with coining the name Beetles, which later became the Beatles.

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Duffy
(British Soul and Pop Singer and Songwriter)
Duffy
14
Birth Year: 1984
Birthplace: Bangor, Gwynedd, Wales
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Joe Taslim
(Actor and Martial Artist Known for His Films: ‘The Raid’, ‘Fast & Furious 6’ and ‘Mortal Kombat’)
Joe Taslim
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Birth Year: 1981
Birthplace: Palembang, Indonesia

Indonesian actor and martial art expert Joe Taslim is best known for his appearances in the films The Raid: Redemption and Fast and Furious 6. He was previously part of the Indonesian national judo team and had won several championships. He has also played Li Yong in the series Warrior.

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Lim Ji-yeon
(Actress)
Lim Ji-yeon
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Birth Year: 1990
Birthplace: Geumho-dong, Sokcho, South Korea

Lim Ji-yeon is a South Korean actress best known for her portrayal of Jong Ga-heun in the 2014 erotic romance film Obsessed, for which she received awards, such as the Best New Actress award at the Buil Film Awards and Grand Bell Awards. Over the years, she has also won other awards like MBC Drama Awards and SBS Drama Award.

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Elliana Walmsley
(American Dancer, Model, and Social Media Star)
Elliana Walmsley
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Birth Year: 2007
Birthplace: Colorado, United States

American model, dancer, and social media sensation Elliana Walmsley is best known for her association with the mini team of the Abby Lee Dance Company. She shot to fame with her appearance on the reality shows Dance Moms and Dancing with the Stars: Juniors. She was also part of the web series Chicken Girls.

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Alexandra Trusova
(Russian Figure Skater and Olympic Silver Medalist)
Alexandra Trusova
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Birth Year: 2004
Birthplace: Ryazan, Russia
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Anna Akhmatova
(One of the Most Significant Russian Poets of 20th Century)
Anna Akhmatova
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Birth Year: 1889
Birthplace: Odessa, Ukraine
Died: March 5, 1966

One of the greatest Russian women poets, Anna Akhmatova had started writing poems at age 11. She was part of the Acmeists, who laid down their own style, Acmeism. Poema bez geroya and Requiem remain two of her finest works. She later wrote about the horrors of the Stalinist regime.

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Joséphine de Beauharnais
(Empress Consort of the French from 1804 to 1810)
Joséphine de Beauharnais
6
Birth Year: 1763
Birthplace: Les Trois-Îlets, Martinique
Died: May 29, 1814
Empress Joséphine de Beauharnais spent her initial years in poverty and was shunned by her first husband for her lack of manners. She eventually learned the ways and means of the Parisian high society and married a young Napoleon Bonaparte. She survived a rocky marriage but enjoyed a lavish lifestyle.
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Colin Montgomerie
(Scottish Professional Golfer)
Colin Montgomerie
3
Birth Year: 1963
Birthplace: Glasgow, Scotland
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Billie Kay
(Australian Professional Wrestler)
Billie Kay
12
Birth Year: 1989
Birthplace: Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

Billie Kay is an Australian professional wrestler best known for her time in WWE. She was part of the tag team The IIconics alongside Peyton Royce. She was interested in wrestling from a young age and was trained by Madison Eagles. She was once associated with the Pro Wrestling Women's Alliance promotion. She now competes on the independent circuit. 

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Grace Chan
(Actress and Miss Hong Kong 2013)
Grace Chan
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Birth Year: 1991
Birthplace: British Hong Kong
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Bryan Brown
(Actor)
Bryan Brown
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Birth Year: 1947
Birthplace: Sydney
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Emmanuelle Vaugier
(Film and Television Actress)
Emmanuelle Vaugier
11
Birth Year: 1976
Birthplace: Vancouver, Canada

A versatile actress and avid animal activist, Emmanuelle Vaugier has been busy both on television and in films since her debut in 1995. Since then she has been appearing in scores of productions, winning awards for her roles in films like Susie's Hope and It's Christmas, Carol!, concurrently running The Fluffball Foundation,  a charitable organization that rescues animals across USA.

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Ranasinghe Premadasa
(Third President of Sri Lanka)
Ranasinghe Premadasa
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Birth Year: 1924
Birthplace: Colombo, Sri Lanka
Died: May 1, 1993

Ranasinghe Premadasa was a Sri Lankan politician who served as the third president of Sri Lanka from 1989 to 1993. Before serving as the president, Premadasa served as the prime minister of Sri Lanka from 1978 to 1989. In 1986, he became the first Sri Lankan to receive the prestigious Sri Lankabhimanya, the country's highest civilian award.

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John Garang
(Politician)
John Garang
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Birth Year: 1945
Birthplace: Twic East County
Died: July 30, 2005

Revolutionary leader and president of Southern Sudan John Garang was the man behind the term "Sudanism," which promoted cohesiveness among the people of Sudan. Orphaned at 10, he completed his education on scholarships but later rejected an offer from UCB to go to Tanzania. He died in a helicopter crash.

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Ayana Taketatsu
(Actress)
Ayana Taketatsu
9
Birth Year: 1989
Birthplace: Saitama, Japan

Japanese voice actor Ayana Taketatsu is known for her work in anime/manga series such as Sword Art Online and Guilty Crown. She has also dubbed for movies such as The Angry Birds Movie 2 and is part of the band Hokago Tea Time. She is married to fellow voice actor Yûki Kaji.

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David Ogilvy
(Founder of Ogilvy & Mather)
David Ogilvy
2
Birth Year: 1911
Birthplace: West Horsley, Surrey, England
Died: July 21, 1999

David Ogilvy dropped out of Oxford in spite of earning a scholarship, and took up odd jobs, working as an apprentice chef and a salesman, before plunging into advertising. Co-founder of Ogilvy & Mather, he later introduced the concept of branding and earned the tag of The Father of Advertising.

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Tanmay Bhat
(Standup Comedian, Writer, YouTuber)
Tanmay Bhat
5
Birth Year: 1987
Birthplace: Mumbai, Maharashtra
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Isabella Leong
(Actress)
Isabella Leong
3
Birth Year: 1988
Birthplace: Portuguese Macau
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Martin Klebba
(Actor)
Martin Klebba
2
Birth Year: 1969
Birthplace: Troy, Michigan, U.S.
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Giambattista Vico
(Italian Philosopher Best Known for His 'Verum Factum' Principle)
Giambattista Vico
1
Birth Year: 1668
Birthplace: Naples, Italy
Died: January 23, 1744

Italian philosopher Giambattista Vico is regarded as a pioneer of what is now known as cultural anthropology, or ethnology. He brought together history and the social sciences in his work Scienza nuova. A poor bookseller’s son, he studied by candlelight but grew up to be a major Counter-Enlightenment figure.

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Caitlin Blackwood
(Actress)
Caitlin Blackwood
9
Birth Year: 2000
Birthplace: Northern Ireland
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Michèle Mouton
(French Former Rally Driver)
Michèle Mouton
0
Birth Year: 1951
Birthplace: Grasse, France
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Jessica Taylor
(Singer)
Jessica Taylor
2
Birth Year: 1980
Birthplace: Preston
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Christian Meier
(Peruvian Singer and Actor)
Christian Meier
0
Birth Year: 1970
Birthplace: Lima, Peru

Christian Meier is a Peruvian singer and actor. Over the course of his acting career, Meier has achieved popularity in Latin America and in the Spanish speaking world. As a musician, Christian Meier achieved fame after forming an alternative-rock band named Arena Hash, where he performed as a keyboardist and occasional singer during the 1980s and 1990s.

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Michelle Jenneke
(Australian Hurdler and Model)
Michelle Jenneke
6
Birth Year: 1993
Birthplace: Kenthurst, Australia

Michelle Jenneke is an Australian track and field athlete and model. She won a silver medal for Australia at the 2010 Summer Youth Olympics. She received international recognition in 2012 when her pre-race warm-up dance became famous on the internet. As a model, Michelle Jenneke was featured in the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue in 2013.

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Tim Anderson
(Baseball player)
Tim Anderson
5
Birth Year: 1993
Birthplace: Tuscaloosa, Alabama, United States
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Nikolai Tolstoy
(Historian, Non-fiction writer)
Nikolai Tolstoy
2
Birth Year: 1935
Birthplace: London
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Yann Tiersen
(Musician & Film Composer Best Known for His Soundtrack for the French Film 'Amelie')
Yann Tiersen
0
Birth Year: 1970
Birthplace: Brest, France

Yann Tiersen is a French composer and musician. He often composes film soundtracks and is renowned for his contribution to French cinema. The 2001 romantic comedy film Amélie houses tracks from Tiersen's first three studio albums. Apart from making music, Yann Tiersen also dedicates his time to charity work. He mainly supports the international humanitarian organization, Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF).

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Tom Cassell
(YouTuber)
Tom Cassell
7
Birth Year: 1993
Birthplace: Manchester, England
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Markus Zusak
(Australian Writer Known for His Bestselling Novels 'The Messenger' and 'The Book Thief')
Markus Zusak
2
Birth Year: 1975
Birthplace: Sydney, Australia

Markus Zusak is an Australian writer best known for his novels The Book Thief and The Messenger, which became international bestsellers. His mother is originally from Germany, while his father hails from Austria. Zusak was born and raised in Australia. He received the Kathleen Mitchell Award in 2006 and the Margaret A. Edwards Award in 2014. 

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Martti Ahtisaari
(Former President of Finland)
Martti Ahtisaari
6
Birth Year: 1937
Birthplace: Viipuri, Finland (now Vyborg, Russia)

Martti Ahtisaari is a Finnish politician who served as the tenth president of Finland; he was in office from 1994 to 2000. In 2008, he was honored with the prestigious Nobel Peace Prize for playing an important role in resolving long-lasting and serious conflicts, such as the ones in Namibia and Iraq. In 2008, he was also awarded the Delta Prize for Global Understanding.

Personality Traits & Characteristics of Famous People Born on June 23rd

Personality
Persons born on this day are complex and unpredictable. They demand constant support and encouragement. They can be moody and irritable, even when their needs are met. They are contradictory in nature, at times appearing to have the strength of a hero and at other times showing the weakness of a child. The contradictions in these individuals can cause them to have mood swings and to go further into their shell.

Health
People born on this day tend to have problems related to their stomach and digestive system. They are prone to bury feelings and hold on to the negative ones, such as anger and pain, which is their leading cause of illnesses. Their emotional struggles can lead to indigestion, acid reflux disease and other intestinal problems. They are prone to weight gain in later years and since Cancer is a water sign, they tend to overindulge in alcohol consumption, which they do not tolerate well. Cancers are prone to brain chemistry imbalances and depression and need to find an emotional balance.

Finance
Cancer is the money sign. People born on this day are intelligent, intuitive and creative investors. Their ability to predict future trends, allows them to know where to invest their money, which is important for financial security.

Career
Individuals born on this day can be highly successful business people if they master their emotions. They are intuitive and intelligent, giving them the ability to be successful at anything they try.

Relationships, Marriage and Children
Persons born on this day have a hard time opening up to and trusting people. They are not THE ones to be direct or forward and will not make the first move in a potential relationship, so they need a strong sign. They are very sensitive and easily hurt. This is why they have built up their protective shell around relationships. On the other hand, they can be loyal and loving to those who have fulfilled their strong desire to be needed. They will fiercely protect their loved ones and are highly appreciative of their partner’s fulfillment of their needs.

Lucky Colors: Orange, White
Lucky Numbers: 2, 7, 11, 16, 20, 25
Lucky Days (of the week): Monday, Thursday
Lucky Days (of the months): 2, 11