Horoscopes are not always formed part of the entertainment area of the newspapers, as this freshly happened in the decade of the 30s of the last century. Pictoline published an infographic about it in his page of Facebook, where viralizó the image.
The responsible of these astrology readings was the british Richard Harold Naylor, who at the beginning of that time he was only the assistant of William John Warner, better known by the nickname Cheiro.
This last was asked by the editor of “Sunday Express”, John Gordon, to make the birth chart of princess Margaret. But the astrologer, “I was very busy reading the hands of Mark Twain and Winston Churchill”, requires the publication of Facebook.
Therefore, the officer in charge of the mandate ended up being his assistant Naylor. The astrologer, “published the letter from the princess with some predictions and became a hit,” says the cartoon shared on Facebook.
Naylor was forced to have its own space in the “Sunday Express”, because its readers demanded that this would make custom predictions. To be unmanageable, in 1937 they came up with to group the readings for the sun signs leading to more people identifying with the zodiac.
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