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Bill Gates
Biographical Information

Birth Date:October 28, 1955
Astrology Sign:Scorpio
Chinese Sign:Sheep - Yang
Birth Name:William Henry Gates III
Birth Place:Seattle, WA

Occupation:established Microsoft, worked on inventions in garage

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Bill Gates

Biography:Bill Gates Bill Gates was born in Seattle, Washington to William H. Gates, Sr. and teacher Mary Maxwell Gates. His family was wealthy; his father was a prominent lawyer and his maternal grandfather, J. W. Maxwell, was a national bank president. Gates has two younger sisters, Kristanne and Libby.

According to a widely repeated story, Maxwell set up a million (or multi-million) dollar trust fund for Gates the year he was born. Gates commented on the story in a 1994 interview with Playboy:

PLAYBOY: Did you have a million-dollar trust fund while you were at Harvard? GATES: . . . . My parents are very successful, and I went to the nicest private school in the Seattle area. I was lucky. But I never had any trust funds of any kind, though my dad did pay my tuition at Harvard, which was quite expensive. A 1993 biography by Stephen Manes and Paul Andrews calls the trust fund story one of the "fictions" surrounding Gates' fortune.

Gates excelled in elementary school, particularly in mathematics and the sciences. Bill Gates went to Lakeside, Seattle's most exclusive preparatory school where tuition in 1967 was $5,000 (Harvard tuition that year was $1760). Lakeside rented time on a DEC PDP-10, which Gates was able to use to pursue an interest in computers, a rare opportunity at the time. Gates was a member of the Boy Scouts of America and attained the rank of Life Scout. While in high school, he and Paul Allen founded Traf-O-Data, a company which sold traffic flow data systems to state governments. He also helped to create a payroll system in COBOL, for a company in Portland, Oregon.

According to a press inquiry he scored 1590 on his SATs, and was able to enroll in Harvard University pursuing a Bachelors of Science in Computer Science in 1973, where he met his future business partner, Steve Ballmer. During his second year at Harvard, Gates (along with Paul Allen and Monte Davidoff) co-wrote Altair BASIC for the Altair 8800. Gates dropped out of Harvard during his third year to pursue a career in software development. On December 13, 1977, Gates was briefly jailed in Albuquerque for racing his Porsche 911 in the New Mexico desert.

Achievements: (Filmography)
Revolution OS (2002)
Antitrust (2001)

Chinese Horoscope for Bill Gates
Includes characteristics and Vices
Bill Gates's Chinese Horoscope
Chinese Year: January 24, 1955 - February 11, 1956
Birthday: October 28, 1955

The Sheep is a Yang,
and is the Eighth sign of the Chinese horoscope.

Good Manners
Lack of Foresight

Personality and Character Cards:
Numerology is used to calculate tarot cards

Bill Gates's Personality Tarot Card Death - Personality Card

Birthday: October 28, 1955

Changes: the end of the old and the birth of the new.

Bill Gates's Character Tarot Card The Emperor - Character Card

Birthday: October 28, 1955

Material success, stability, authority and ambition.

This year's Growth Tarot Card
Based on this year's birthday

Bill Gates's Growth Tarot Card The Hanged Man

Birthday: October 28, 2017

A sacrifice must be made in order to gain something of great value.




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