According to a study in the , those born in the winter months, especially December, have natural athletic capabilities — and a handful of Olympic gold medals to prove it. Two medalists from the Fierce Five, Mckayla Maroney and Gabby Douglas, were born in December.
Or as they're commonly known, . Although they're in full bloom during the spring, are a popular flower throughout the holiday season. They are said to symbolize winter's end and new beginnings — perfect for the start of the new year.
Although they are headstrong and determined, people born in December struggle at making decisions. Babies born earlier in the month struggle with this more than those born later in the month. Astrologer Suzie Kerr Wright told , "they succeed at anything they set their minds to, but focusing on what that is can be the problem."
If you're born through December 21, you are a Sagittarius, while those born after December 22 are Capricorns. are known to be extremely generous, idealistic, and downright hilarious. , on the other hand, are responsible, disciplined, and masters of self-control. Sagittarians also tend to be more extroverted and outgoing while capricorns are more composed.
Because December is the month of Christmas, Kwanza, and Hanukkah, born in December feel their birthday is forgotten about. On top of that, 27% of people commented that their gifts are often wrapped in Christmas paper but surprisingly, that doesn't bother them. Moral of the story: If you have a friend or family member with a December birthday, don't forget to celebrate them big time this year (and every year after that).
There's a big group of actors and musicians who were also born in December, including Brad Pitt, Taylor Swift, Denzel Washington, and Jake Gyllenhaal. Notable journalists and talk show hosts born in December are Diane Sawyer, Ryan Seacrest, and Meredith Vieira.
Although December-born people are more prone to depression and pessimistic attitudes, they generally have and temper tantrums.
The ultimate way to celebrate a December baby's birthday is with a plane ticket and an adventure. Those born under in particular love to travel and explore different cultures.
... at least when it comes to jewels. Their birthstones cover a wide-range of bright blue shades, including turquoise, tanzanite, and topaz.
In a that examined the correlation between birth month and disease, researchers found that those born in December had no major advantages or disadvantages when it comes to contracting diseases. Hey, that's not too shabby!