A. Milne, born 18 January 1882, Sun and Moon in Capricorn, English author (d. 1956) best known for his books about the teddy bear Winnie-the-Pooh. “Some people talk to animals. Not many listen though. That’s the problem.”; “People say nothing is impossible, but I do nothing every day.”
Other celebrities born today:
Antoine Houdar de la Motte, (10.6) French writer (18 January 1672-d. 1731)
Montesquieu, (10.9.11) French satirist and philosopher (18 January 1689-d. 1755)
Louis Claude de Saint-Martin (10.8.8) French philosopher, known as le philosophe inconnu. (18 January 1743-d. 1803)
Emmanuel Chabrier, French composer (18 January 1841-d. 1894)
Cary Grant, (10.11.8) Sun Capricorn, Moon Aquarius., Ascendant Scorpio, English actor (18 January 1904-d. 1986)
José María Arguedas, Peruvian novelist, poet, and anthropologist (18 January 1911-d. 1969).
Danny Kaye, (10.3.2) Sun Capricorn, Moon Gemini, Ascendant Taurus, American actor (18 January 1913-d. 1987)
Arno Schmidt, German author (18 January 1914-d. 1979)
John Boorman, (10.7) Sun Capricorn, Moon Libra, Irish film director 18 January 1933, Point Blank, Deliverance, Zardoz, Excalibur, The Emerald Forest, Hope and Glory, The General and The Tailor of Panama.
Kevin Costner, (10.9.6) Sun Capricorn, Moon Sagittarius, Ascendant Virgo, American actor 18 January 1955, Dances with Wolves, Field of Dreams, Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves, A Perfect World, The Bodyguard, Waterworld, The Postman, The Company Men.
Frank Quitely, Scottish comic book artist 18 January 1968 best known for his frequent collaborations with Grant Morrison on titles such as New X-Men, We3, All-Star Superman, and Batman and Robin, and his work with Mark Millar on The Authority.
Michael Bertiaux (born January 18, 1935) American occultist and Old Catholic Bishop, known for his book Voudon Gnostic Workbook (1988), a compendium of various occult lessons and research papers spanning the sub-fields of Voodoo, Neo-Pythagoreanism, Thelema and Gnosticism.
Robert Anton Wilson (10.2.10, SaturnPower) (January 18, 1932 – January 11, 2007) American author, novelist, essayist, editor, playwright, poet, futurist, and self-described agnostic mystic. Recognized by Discordianism as an Episkopos, Pope, and saint, Wilson helped publicize the group through his writings and interviews.
Gospel of Thomas: (10) Jesus said, “I have cast fire upon the world, and see, I am guarding it until it blazes.”
ACIM: I am not alone in experiencing the effects of my seeing.
Concise Epitome: 3.2 What does the Last Frontier signify? (Cosa significa l’Ultima Frontiera?)