Your Horoscope for the New Year Begins on Positivity and Possibilities


Signs in the stars point to positivity, inspiration impossibilities as we kick off a New Year, as several top astrologers give today’s forecast; plus, astrology news, horoscopes and famous birthdays for January 1.

Astrology news and horoscopes for January 1, 2021

The Sun is in the sign of Sagittarius. The Moon is in the sign of Leo, in its waning gibbous phase.

Current planet positions:

Sun in Capricorn; Moon in Leo; Mercury in Capricorn; Venus in Sagittarius; Mars in Aries; Jupiter in Aquarius; Saturn in Aquarius; Uranus in Taurus; Neptune in Pisces; Pluto in Capricorn; Lilith in Taurus; Chiron in Aries.

Horoscopes for January 1:

Astrologer Aria Gmitter of Your Tango, gives her love forecast, writing: “Mercury in Capricorn communicates sweetly with Neptune in dreamy Pisces putting our imaginations to good use. Things can be worked out in a positive way, even if we can’t see it now. But creative solutions could manifest in the most unusual way.”

Astrologer Patrick Arundell writes: “As articulate Mercury aligns with dreamy Neptune we may have some fascinating insights into others which could improve our relationships. We may find inspiration in nature, so a walk could leave us soothed and uplifted.”

Astrologer Nadia Gilchrist of Ruby Slipper Astrology explores the implications of Waning Inconjunct between the Leo Moon and Capricorn Sun. Gilchrist writes: “While rules and responsibilities are still prevalent, take note of a creative impulse or moment of pride. You can celebrate an accomplishment, even if you’re not sure that it’s proper to do so. There’s room for a bit of ego.”

Born today, January 1: Sun sign of Capricorn

Those born today are born under the Sun sign of Capricorn (December 22 – January 19).

If today is your birthday: Here’s your horoscope!

Astrologer Georgia Nichols writes: “It’s a time of learning and perhaps teaching. Explore any discipline that helps you get a better understanding of who you are. Invest in your future self. This year will set you in a new direction, which could be crucial for your success next year.”

Famous birthdays for January 1

Here is today’s list of Capricorn celebrities who share January 1 as their birthday!

Rapper Grandmaster Flash (63), Second Lady Karen Pence (64), R&B singer Tank (45), Actor Frank Langella (Dracula) (83), Actor Morris Chestnut (52), Singer-guitarist Country Joe McDonald of Country Joe and the Fish (79), comedian Don Novello (Father Guido Sarducci) (78), actor Rick Hurst (“The Dukes of Hazzard”) (75), model Elin Nordegren (Tiger Woods’ ex) (41).