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The Man For All Seasons

Charlton Heston (October 4, 1923 – April 5, 2008) I’ve written about Charlton Heston before, but didn’t go into his birth chart. I wonder why? Again, this time of birth is considered ‘excellent’. That Part of Fortune/Neptune conjunction (@ 19° … Continue reading

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The Original Blonde Bombshell

Jean Harlow (March 3, 1911 – June 7, 1937) While working on Dolly Parton’s birth chart yesterday, I wondered if she had based her look on any particular actress. Lots of them came to mind, but none of them fit … Continue reading

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From a Galaxy, Far, Far Away…

Star Wars (May 25, 1977) Almost everyone of a certain age (50 and over) remember this day in history: Star Wars opens in U.S. theatres. Here’s the preview that caught the attention of the world. Here’s the randomized chart of … Continue reading

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When Real Life and the Movies Intersect:

Rescued by Ruby (2022) This seemed to be another improbable film, until I read that Ruby was euthanized last week. (I must have missed the disclaimer that this film was based on a true story.) Either way, it’s a great … Continue reading

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This is a Sweet (but Improbable) Film for Kids

Benji (2018) I’m not entirely sure if I saw the original “Benji” from 1974, which this latest film is based on, so I have no way of comparing them. The dog featured in this recent one is very well-trained to … Continue reading

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From “This Is Us” to “Virgin River” and Back Again

Alexandra Breckenridge (May 15, 1982) There are some faces that are completely loveable. Alexandra Breckenridge has one of them. So, what is she really like, astrologically? Her birth time is unknown, and yet, when some astrology sites erect her birth … Continue reading

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From Latin Lover to Visible “Other” in Hollywood

Omar Sharif (April 10, 1932 – July 10, 2015) We watched a short documentary about the life of Omar Sharif last night. Mostly, I knew the details of what happened to him over the years, but what I hadn’t realized … Continue reading

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Yesterday in History XII

Rita Moreno Wins an Oscar (April 9, 1962) On this day in 1962: Actress Rita Moreno becomes the first Hispanic woman to win an Oscar, for her role as Anita in West Side Story (1961). It’s hard to believe this … Continue reading

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Damned If You Don’t, and Damned If You Do

Words on Bathroom Walls (2020) This film was suggested by a family member. We watched it on Netflix, last night. Personally, I got a lot of insight into the world of schizophrenia that I have only imagined up until now. … Continue reading

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DuPont: How the Teflon Company Came Unstuck

Dark Waters (2019) On a whim, we watched this film on Netflix last night. In some ways, I wish we hadn’t. It makes depressing viewing, but it is informative as to how to take on a manufacturing giant with a … Continue reading

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