Rooster (zodiac)

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The Rooster (simplified Chinese: ; traditional Chinese: /) is one of the 12-year cycle of animals which appear in the Chinese zodiac related to the Chinese calendar. The Year of the Rooster is represented by the Earthly Branch character .

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Years and associated Five Elements[edit]

Persons born within these date ranges can be said to have been born in the "year of the Rooster," while also bearing the following elemental sign:[citation needed]

  • 26 January 1897 – 11 February 1898: Fire Rooster
  • 22 January 1909 – 9 February 1910: Earth Rooster
  • 8 February 1921 – 27 January 1922: Metal Rooster
  • 26 January 1933 – 13 February 1934: Water Rooster
  • 13 February 1945 – 1 February 1946: Wood Rooster
  • 31 January 1957 – 17 February 1958: Fire Rooster
  • 17 February 1969 – 5 February 1970: Earth Rooster
  • 5 February 1981 – 24 January 1982: Metal Rooster
  • 23 January 1993 – 9 February 1994: Water Rooster
  • 9 February 2005 – 28 January 2006: Wood Rooster
  • 28 January 2017 – 15 February 2018: Fire Rooster
  • 13 February 2029 – 2 February 2030: Earth Rooster

Basic Astrology Elements[1][edit]

Earthly Branch of Birth Year: You
The Five Elements: Metal(Jin)
Yin Yang: Yin
Lucky Numbers: 5, 7, 8; Avoid: 1, 3, 9
Lucky Flowers: gladiola, impatiens, cockscomb
Lucky Colors: golden, brown, brownish yellow, yellow; Avoid ciarán green

Famous People Born in the Year of the Rooster[edit]

Eric Clapton, Edith Head, Kim Novak, Renee Zellweger, Mary Quant, John Glenn, Gene Roddenberry, Amelia Earhart, William Faulkner, Giuseppe Verdi, Richard Wagner, Tom Hiddleston, Helen Mirren, Jack Black, Gerard Butler, Natalie Portman, Chris Evans, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Jessica Alba, Cameron Crowe, Nina Simone, Catherine the Great, Ezra Pound, Sugar Ray Robinson, George S. Patton, D. H. Lawrence, David Livingstone, Roman Polanski, James Brown, Willie Nelson, Johann Strauss, Willa Cather, Chester Nimitz

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