Cancer (21st June – 22nd July)

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Symbol: The crab
Ruler: Moon
Element: Water
Mode: Feeling
Quality: Cardinal (Initiating, willing to change)
Sign’s gender: Feminine
Qualities strongest at: Early afternoon (1pm –3pm)
Lucky day: Wednesday
Season:  Summer
Lucky number:  2 and 7
Lucky colours: White, silver, sea colours
Lucky gems:  Pearl, white coral, moonstone
Metals ruled: Silver
Plants linked: White rose, lily, lotus, jasmine
Body area ruled:  Chest, stomach and digestive system
Chinese sign:  Sheep (gentleness) 
Native American:  Woodpecker (security)
Keyword: ‘I feel’, the need to nurture


Characteristic Cancer traits:

Positive: Caring, sensitive, nurturing, intuitive, shrewd, cautious, protective, sympathetic, feeling, conservative, contemplative, imaginative

Negative: Clinging, moody, possessive, indecisive, over-emotional

Famous Cancer Men

name fame birthday
George Orwell Author 25 June
Peter Paul Rubens Artist 29 June
Tom Cruise Actor 3 July
Louis Armstrong Musician 4 July
Dalai Lama Spiritual leader 6 July
Ringo Starr Musician 7 July
David Hockney Artist 9 July
Tom Hanks Actor 9 July
Yul Brynner Actor 11 July
Harrison Ford Actor 13 July
Nelson Mandela South African leader 18 July
Robin Williams Actor 21 July

Famous Cancer Women

name fame birthday
Meryl Streep Actor 22 June
Cindy Lauper Singer 22 June
Helen Keller Author 27June
Diana Princess of Wales 1 July
Pamela Anderson Actor 1 July
Jerry Hall Model 2 July
Lindsay Lohan Actor 2 July
Amelie Mauresmo Tennis player 5 July
Nancy Reagan US first lady 6 July
Angelica Huston Actor 8 July
Barbara Cartland Author 9 July
Diana Rigg Actor 20 July

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