1985: Sally Field Wins Best Actress Oscar

Sally Field white cartoon sketch on pink stucco background.Astrology and Acceptance

Thirty-eight year-old actress Sally Field wins her second Best Actress Academy Award for her role in Places in the Heart. Her heartfelt acceptance speech, in which she references a line of dialogue from her first Oscar winning performance, Norma Rae (“you like me”), will be remembered publicly in both praise and mockery.

The transiting Sun is conjunct Field’s natal Moon in Aries, signifying an earnest and unfiltered expression of emotion. Transiting Mercury retrograde and Venus retrograde in Aries are opposite the natal Ascendant in Libra, resonating with natal Mercury post-retrograde and Venus retrograde in Sagittarius, indicating criticism and scrutiny from others due to misunderstandings or miscommunication.

Sun conjunct Moon

Sally Field astrology bi-wheel chart depicting transits for her second Oscar win.

Transiting Sun (outer wheel, lower right) conjunct natal Moon in Aries (inner wheel, lower right). Transiting Mercury retrograde and Venus retrograde in Aries (outer wheel, center right) opposite natal Libra Ascendant (inner wheel, center left).

One thought on “1985: Sally Field Wins Best Actress Oscar

  • March 5, 2016 at 6:50 am

    As of April 1st we will have 5 planets in Aries, Aries eegrny is instinctual and impulsive and likes to start something new! Mercury retro is saying slow down, consider all the ramifications, think things through Before you Act! There may be some seeming conflict here, think racehorse at the gate chomping on the bit! Yet this is great opportunity to stop long enough to check in with the Heart. A thoughtful response to a situation may provide the catalyst to shift out of fear and into Love. That shift could be the start (Aries) of something truly wonderful!


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