October 17 zodiac sign horoscope

Personality traits of persons born on October 17

The powerful influence of Libra coupled with its governance of Venus, the ruling planet, determines the characteristic traits of individuals born on this date. On top of that, the actual date on which these people are born, which by numerological meaning is ruled by Saturn, also plays a symbolic role. 

The union of both astrological and numerological interpretations brings a general view of a person’s traits; their uniqueness is individually specified by other planetary positions that may have an equal or even more powerful influence on someone’s personality and experiences. 

Combining the sun sign and the ruling planet of October 17 specifies this person’s personality in its uniqueness from other Libra individuals. Libra is the archetype of the diplomat, thus carrying the natural traits of being devoted to bringing justice to the world and inspiring others to be inclusive and considerate in their judgments. 

Saturn is the planet of authority, discipline, structure, and form. Therefore, its influence on these already diplomatic people shows in their heightened sense of morality, levelheadedness, practicality, and the composed demeanor of their presence. They carry an intelligent mind and hold principled morals and conduct. Their presence’s diplomacy, gentleness, and clarity bring a lot of grace to their posture.

Charisma is the radiance of being present, so these focused individuals often have a very charismatic demeanor. They are witty, helpful, and fully justified in their ways. They maintain authority over themselves and thus their surroundings because people around them will likely naturally adapt to their powerful status due to their willfulness to stick to their fair opinions. As an effect on their personality, this strength of willpower also causes a tendency to be slightly rebellious, making them a little impulsive at times despite their composed mannerism.

Within their balanced approach, they can remain transparent in their observations and can spot beauty, potential, and talent all around them. Because of this, they can point out what matters most to others and are persuasive and somewhat flirty in their ways. 

They have a strong personalities due to their great imaginative and creative powers, and their competitive spirit causes them to be progressive in life. They can promote others’ gifts and will likely be very supportive friends to anyone.  

Libras, in general, but especially these problem-solving individuals, profoundly detest any conflict and rather avoid it than engage. 

What helps them move through the inevitable lack of harmony in the world is their power to be headstrong and determined. They can take the lead and strongly influence others and situations, creating the peace of neutrality to see the reality from a clear perspective and not let emotions come in between rational discernment. 

Shrewdness is one of the main qualities they inspire the world with. 

As these people are not easily swayed into unnecessary conflict or emotions, they remain very neutral most of the time. Yet when they cannot maintain this into the unfavorable situations, October 17 people can become either lazy as a result of detachment or obsessive as a symptom of lacking a sense of control. Other ways they may behave in unfavorable situations are obstinate, bossy, or cold. 

How love is experienced by persons born on October 17

Libra people most likely approach their love life devotedly and passionately.

The influence of Saturn on their date of the month determines them as loyal and reliable partners who will communicate and relate maturely and remain courageous towards self-improvement. Being faced with their vulnerabilities is not a problem for them, as long as it is presented in a kind, peaceful, and harmonious setting and not in conflict. 

They will rather avoid any uneasy aspects of a relationship if their partner is not able or willing to solve them in a composed and neutral way. 

Health of persons born on October 17

The external factors that influence a person’s wellbeing and the uniqueness of their build, it is essential to prevent specific ailments by understanding the unique system of their physique. A proper diet, lifestyle, and self-care routine can lower the risk and susceptibility for many diseases. And for these individuals, it is extra important to find love and care for themselves by taking their well-being into account. 

Saturn influences them. This is responsible and regulated about their health. For people born on this day, the cause of most problems is often under too much pressure from either their perfectionism or the expectations and responsibilities of the world around them. 

Toothache, blood pressure, headaches, and liver problems are issues that arise first and signal an overdose of stress or a lack of time and space to recharge and cleanse oneself. The influence of Saturn also brings hardening, crystallization, obstruction, malignancy, atrophy, or under-activity of specific organs to the surface.

Libra rules the following body parts that can act as indicators of any developing diseases. They will be brought to the surface and alertness; the kidneys, lower back, genitourinary track, lumbar spine, and aesthetic parts such as nails, hair, and skin. Putting extra attention and care into these parts can positively affect their entire well-being. 

Ideal careers for persons born on October 17

Trusting and honoring the symbolism of the ruling planets and archetypes can help realize the potential and role in the world and what kind of career opportunities are derived from such insight. The way to success becomes effortless once a person finds what truly suits them. 

Libra people born on October 17 are often recognized as reliable, insightful, and creative individuals that can be trusted with important tasks and vulnerable matters. 

They are hard-working and dedicated to manifesting their ideals with a determined attitude, a good eye for detail, and great ambition. They are good communicators, persuasive, and have a talent for bringing people or situations together that work well together. 

Career directions: finance, administration, directing, own business, banking, NGO’s, real estate, politics, writing, or music.

Important historical events that happened on October 17

1854 – French and British forces bombard Sevastopol for the first time during the Crimean War.

1943 – Burma railway completed.

1973 – OPEC oil ministers used oil as an economic weapon in the Arab-Israeli War, mandating a cut in exports and recommending an embargo against unfriendly states.

Famous persons born on October 17

  • Norm MacDonald
  • Eminem
  • Rita Hayworth
  • Felicity Jones
  • Evel Knievel
  • Arthur Miller
  • Wood Harris
  • Mike Judge
  • Alan Jackson
  • Robert Jordan
  • Mae Jemison
  • Gregg Wallace

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