From January 7 to 9, Venus (love, beauty, art) semisquares planet Uranus (innovations, surprises, upsets). Restlessness and a desire for independence could unsettle your emotional life. As you could easily be at odds with people dear to you, small, unexpected obstacles could trigger a volatile reaction. Relax and take it easy. The excitement of new people won’t last.
Today in 1950, Alberto Aguilera Valadez, the beloved ‘El Divo de Juarez’was born in Parácuaro, Michoacán to a life of hardship and pain that would shape the beautiful words he would produce as Juan Gabriel the iconic songwriter. Like most Capricorn his talent was guided by his endless ambition, which guided his 45-year career that was recognized with countless awards including six Grammy nominations and induction into the Billboard Latin Music Hall of Fame.
Those born under this sign are represented by the Goat creating ways and means to get ahead, something that marked Juan Gabriel’s rags-to-riches life story. His impoverished mother to 9 other children put Juan Gabriel in an orphanage at age 4. During his life time he authored over 1,500 songs many becoming blockbusters for him or other artists.
Gabriel’s 1984’s album Recuerdos, Vol. II remains Mexico’s bestselling album ever with 8 million copies, containing his great hit,”Querida”.
The Mexican singer loved the staged and his fans until the very end, when he died of a sudden heart attack last year during a tour at the age of 66. Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto said it best “A voice and talent that represented Mexico. His music is a legacy for the world.”
Romulus Zamora was born in Monterrey, Nuevo León, México, received a BFA from the University of Texas, and an MFA from Florida State University. He served on the theater faculties of UCLA and USC before devoting himself to the practice of Astrology full-time. In his 28 years as a consulting astrologer his clients have included actors, attorneys, executives, politicians and athletes. Contact him at: Romulus@RomulusAstrology.com.