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Finding Love In The Year Of The Rabbit, Page 2


continued from page 1, Finding Love In The Year Of The Rabbit.

Still wondering whether you’re yin or yang, metal or water, Ox or Boar? Never fear: we’ve assembled a handy visual chart showing each aspect of the Chinese zodiac for the past 70 years. Since each Chinese New Year begins on a different date sometime during January or February of each traditional, observed calendar year, the exact dates are listed first.

A Visual Guide to the Chinese Zodiac
Search for your birth date within the table below to learn more about your own unique set of quirks and personality traits, discover whom you’re most compatible with based on element, animal and yin/yang status, and what famous celebrity, fictional character or cultural phenomenon debuted during your birth year.

Year Animal Celebrity/Character/Phenomenon Yin/Yang Element
Feb. 8, 1940-Jan. 26, 1941 Dragon Bugs Bunny Yang Metal
Jan. 27, 1941-Feb. 14, 1942 Snake Wonder Woman Yin Metal
Feb. 15, 1942-Feb. 4, 1943 Horse Paul McCartney Yang Water
Feb. 5, 1943-Jan. 24, 1944 Ram Catherine Deneuve Yin Water
Jan. 25, 1944-Feb. 12, 1945 Monkey George Lucas Yang Wood
Feb. 13, 1945-Feb. 1, 1946 Rooster Helen Mirren Yin Wood
Feb. 2, 1946-Jan. 21, 1947 Dog David Bowie Yang Fire
Jan. 22, 1947-Feb. 9, 1948 Boar Mikhail Baryshnikov Yin Fire
Feb. 10, 1948-Jan. 28, 1949 Rat Peggy Fleming Yang Earth
Jan. 29, 1949-Feb. 16, 1950 Ox Anna Wintour Yin Earth
Feb. 17, 1950-Feb. 5, 1951 Tiger Stevie Wonder Yang Metal
Feb. 6, 1951-Jan. 26, 1952 Rabbit Kathryn Bigelow Yin Metal
Jan. 27, 1952-Feb. 13, 1953 Dragon Liam Neeson Yang Water
Feb. 14, 1953-Feb. 2, 1954 Snake Oprah Yin Water
Feb. 3, 1954-Jan. 23, 1955 Horse Denzel Washington Yang Wood
Jan. 24, 1955-Feb. 11, 1956 Ram Disneyland Yin Wood
Feb. 12, 1956-Jan. 30, 1957 Monkey Tom Hanks Yang Fire
Jan. 31, 1957-Feb. 17, 1958 Rooster Steve Buscemi Yin Fire
Feb. 18, 1958-Feb. 7, 1959 Dog Madonna Yang Earth
Feb. 8, 1959-Jan. 27, 1960 Boar Barbie Yin Earth
Jan. 28, 1960-Feb. 14, 1961 Rat Bono Yang Metal
Feb. 15, 1961-Feb. 4, 1962 Ox Barack Obama Yin Metal
Feb. 5, 1962-Jan. 24, 1963 Tiger Jodie Foster Yang Water
Jan. 25, 1963-Feb. 12, 1964 Rabbit Elle Macpherson Yin Water
Feb. 13, 1964-Feb. 1, 1965 Dragon G.I. Joe Yang Wood
Feb. 2, 1965-Jan. 20, 1966 Snake Chris Rock Yin Wood
Jan. 21, 1966-Feb. 8, 1967 Horse John Cusack Yang Fire
Feb. 9, 1967-Jan. 29, 1968 Ram Mo’Nique Yin Fire
Jan. 30 1968-Feb. 16, 1969 Monkey Daniel Craig Yang Earth
Feb. 17, 1969-Feb. 5, 1970 Rooster Elizabeth Gilbert Yin Earth
Feb. 6, 1970-Jan. 26, 1971 Dog Tina Fey Yang Metal
Jan. 27, 1971-Feb. 14, 1972 Boar Ewan McGregor Yin Metal
Feb. 15, 1972-Feb. 2, 1973 Rat Brad Paisley Yang Water
Feb. 3, 1973-Jan. 22, 1974 Ox Stephenie Meyer Yin Water
Jan. 23, 1974-Feb. 10, 1975 Tiger Derek Jeter Yang Wood
Feb. 11, 1975-Jan. 30, 1976 Rabbit Jamie Oliver Yin Wood
Jan. 31, 1976-Feb. 17, 1977 Dragon Audrey Tautou Yang Fire
Feb. 18, 1977-Feb. 6, 1978 Snake Manu Ginóbili Yin Fire
Feb. 7, 1978-Jan. 27, 1979 Horse Sarah Polley Yang Earth
Jan. 28, 1979-Feb. 15, 1980 Ram Albert Pujols Yin Earth
Feb. 16, 1980-Feb. 4, 1981 Monkey Justin Timberlake Yang Metal
Feb. 5, 1981-Jan. 24, 1982 Rooster Jennifer Hudson Yin Metal
Jan. 25, 1982-Feb. 12, 1983 Dog Landon Donovan Yang Water
Feb. 13, 1983-Feb. 1, 1984 Boar Jonah Hill Yin Water
Feb. 2, 1984-Feb. 19, 1985 Rat Freida Pinto Yang Wood
Feb. 20 1985-Feb. 8, 1986 Ox Amanda SeyfriedYin Wood
Feb. 9, 1986-Jan. 28, 1987 Tiger Robert Pattinson Yang Fire
Jan. 29, 1987-Feb. 16, 1988 Rabbit Maria Sharapova Yin Fire
Feb. 17, 1988-Feb. 5, 1989 Dragon Michael Cera Yang Earth
Feb. 6, 1989-Jan. 26, 1990 Snake Michelle Wie Yin Earth
Jan. 27, 1990-Feb. 14, 1991 Horse Kristen Stewart Yang Metal
Feb. 15, 1991-Feb. 3, 1992 Ram Pixie Lott Yin Metal
Feb. 4, 1992-Jan. 22, 1993 Monkey Miley CyrusYang Water
Jan. 23, 1993-Feb. 9, 1994 Rooster Dilley sextuplets Yin Water
Feb. 10, 1994-Jan. 30, 1995 Dog Dakota Fanning Yang Wood
Jan. 31, 1995-Feb. 18, 1996 Boar MP3s Yin Wood
Feb. 19, 1996-Feb. 6, 1997 Rat Pikachu Yang Fire
Feb. 7, 1997-Jan. 27, 1998 Ox Toyota Prius Yin Fire
Jan. 28, 1998-Feb. 15, 1999 Tiger Hamster dance Yang Earth
Feb. 16, 1999-Feb. 4, 2000 Rabbit SpongeBob SquarePants Yin Earth
Feb. 5, 2000-Jan. 23, 2001 Dragon Meet the Parents Yang Metal
Jan. 24, 2001-Feb. 11, 2002 Snake Monsters, Inc. Yin Metal
Feb. 12, 2002-Jan. 31, 2003 Horse The Bachelorette Yang Water
Feb. 1, 2003-Jan. 21, 2004 Ram Capt. Jack Sparrow Yin Water
Jan. 22, 2004-Feb. 8, 2005 Monkey Project Runway Yang Wood
Feb. 9, 2005-Jan. 28, 2006 Rooster YouTube Yin Wood
Jan. 29, 2006-Feb. 17, 2007 Dog iPhone Yang Fire
Feb. 18, 2007-Feb. 6, 2008 Boar Mad Men Yin Fire
Feb. 7, 2008-Jan. 25, 2009 Rat Survivor: Micronesia Yang Earth
Jan. 26, 2009-Feb. 13, 2010 Ox Avatar Yin Earth
Feb. 14, 2010-Feb. 2, 2011 Tiger Sex and the City 2 Yang Metal
Feb. 3, 2011-Jan. 22, 2012 Rabbit The Hangover 2 Yin Metal


Kent Miller is currently writing a comic young adult novel. His articles have appeared in Nintendo Power magazine, The Seattle Post-Intelligencer, The San Francisco Chronicle and The St. Petersburg Times (Florida).

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