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John Sturges
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Birth Date:January 3, 1911
Astrology Sign:Capricron
Chinese Sign:Dog - Yin
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Died Date:August 18, 1992

Occupation:Film/TV Director

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John Sturges

Biography:John Sturges (3 January 1911 - 18 August 1992) was an American film director. He was known as "The dean of big-budget action movies made during the 1950s and 1960s". Sturges' movies include The Magnificent Seven, The Great Escape, Gunfight at the O.K. Corral, Ice Station Zebra and Marooned.

He started in Hollywood in 1932 as an editor. In World War II he started directing documentaries and training films for the US Army Air Corps. Sturges' mainstream directorial career began in 1946 with The Man Who Dared the first of many grade-B movies. He then use widescreen CinemaScope format imaginatively by placing Spencer Tracy all alone against a vast desert panorama in the suspense film Bad Day at Black Rock (1955, for which he received a Best Director Oscar nomination).

Achievements: (Filmography)
Marooned (1969)
The Great Escape (1963)
The Magnificent Seven (1960)
Bad Day at Black Rock (1955)

Chinese Horoscope for John Sturges
Includes characteristics and Vices
John Sturges's Chinese Horoscope
Chinese Year: February 10, 1910 - January 29, 1911
Birthday: January 3, 1911

The Dog is a Yin,
and is the Eleventh sign of the Chinese horoscope.


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

John Sturges's Personality Tarot Card The Tower - Personality Card

Birthday: January 3, 1911

Rigid or imprisioning structures need to be torn down and replaced with the new.

John Sturges's Character Tarot Card The Chariot - Character Card

Birthday: January 3, 1911

A struggle or conflict, yet strong potential for triumph over adversity.

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

John Sturges's Growth Tarot Card The Devil

Birthday: January 3, 2018

Inhibitions, blocks and fears which, once removed, release positive energy.




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