gone with the wind

August 9, 2019
Whitney bowed out in 2012

Whitney Houston

Many factors contribute to the astrological story. This sketch on Whitney Houston focuses on Jupiter and Saturn. Whitney Houston was born into a loving musical family and achieved incredible success. Still she could not escape the nightmare of addiction. Houston was born on 9 August 1963 at 20:55 in Newark New Jersey (Rodden Rating: AA; Collector: Rodden). She had Jupiter in Aries and Saturn in Aquarius. Whitney Houston was one of the most successful music artists of all-time. She achieved the rare feat of being popular with both white and black audiences. Readily available information around Whitney’s early childhood is sparse […]
November 26, 2015
Alex Trenoweth Gone With the Wind

Butterfly McQueen

Thelma “Butterfly” McQueen was born on 7 January 1911 in Tampa Florida (no birth time available). She is most famous for her role as squeaky voiced Prissy, (the house slave in Gone with the Wind who claimed to know everything about birthing babies but was reduced to a quivering wreck when Melanie went into a difficult labour). McQueen was born with Jupiter in Scorpio and Saturn in Aries. She had planned to be a nurse but was encouraged to give acting a try. Her stage nickname came from a dance performance in Midsummer Night’s Dream. During the filming of Gone […]
February 9, 2019
Astrology and "Gone with the wind"

The Astrology of “Gone With the Wind”

The Missing Notes! The Astrology of “Gone With the Wind” was not only my first published astrology article, it was also the topic of my first presentation at UAC in 2008. I was no particular fan of the movie or the book–until I found out the main characters were based on the signs of the zodiac. Since the article came out, I’ve heard all sorts of other guesses about what sign a character might be but I used what Margret Mitchell tenuously said they were. “Tenuously” needs a bit of explaining. The astrology of “Gone with the Wind” first caught my attention […]
March 10, 2019
The astrology of Gone With the Wind

The Search For Scarlett O’Hara

The astrology of “Gone With the Wind” can be found in this article: “Gone With the Wind” The Zodiacal Parade“. I’ve always loved the versatility of astrology. I also like to push my luck. So one day, I thought I’d break every rule of synastry (according to the feedback I got from the Faculty of Astrological Studies) by using the composite chart of author Margaret Mitchell and actress Vivien Leigh to explain the character of Scarlett O’Hara. I had a lot of fun exploring “Gone With the Wind” even though I’m not a particular fan of the film or book (although […]