CELEBRITIES BORN ON THIS DAY: Taraji P. Henson, 52; Harry Connick Jr., 55; Virginia Madsen, 61; Scott Patterson, 64.
Happy Birthday: You’ll gravitate toward change and trying new things. Don’t let temptation lead you down the wrong path. Use your intelligence, do your research and engage in something that is a sure thing. Paying attention to detail, covering your steps to ensure perfection and feeling confident when presenting what you have to offer will contribute to your success this year. Your numbers are 7, 18, 22, 24, 37, 39, 44.
ARIES (March 21-April 19): Control what’s happening around you. Don’t let someone’s actions spin out of control and damage what you are trying to pursue. Know who to target and who you can count on for assistance. Follow through; personal gain is within reach. 3 stars
TAURUS (April 20-May 20): By inviting those who offer different perspectives, you will gain insight into unique options. Self-improvement will make you feel good and help you discover new ways to use your skills to get ahead. Love and romance look promising. 3 stars
GEMINI (May 21-June 20): Reach out and lend a helping hand. How you approach and encourage others will make a difference in how things unfold. Empowering others to do for themselves will help everyone involved. Be part of the solution, and you’ll gain momentum and respect. 4 stars
CANCER (June 21-July 22): You can contribute without going overboard or leaving yourself mentally, physically or financially short. Say no to anyone trying to pressure you to take on more than you can handle. Use your energy pointedly to ensure you are the one to benefit. 5 stars
LEO (July 23-Aug. 22): Listen and learn. You’ll pick up valuable information if you attend seminars and meetings or talk to an expert. Be creative with the facts you receive, and do something extraordinary. The difference you make will raise your profile. 5 stars
VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22): Make plans with people you find mentally stimulating, and the conversations will be lively and spark ideas that encourage you to explore the possibilities. Let your creativity flow, and you’ll discover skills you didn’t know you had. 3 stars
LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 22): Pull in all your resources and prepare to gain ground. What you discover and the energy you draw on to disclose your plans will fire up those you want to work alongside. Use facts and incentives to convince others to join you. 3 stars
SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. 21): A creative idea and a little imagination will trigger you to make a move. Participate in something that touches your heart and motivates you to want to make a difference. Refuse to let someone’s lack of interest and rude behavior ruin your plans. 3 stars
SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21): By speaking up and telling the truth, you will positively influence those needing a wake-up call. Stick close to family and friends, and you will get the support necessary to have an impact on what’s going on in your community. 5 stars
CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19): Keep your life simple, stick to the truth and don’t take on the impossible. You may feel the need to take control, but before you do, consider where your time and skills will have the most significant influence. Avoid unpredictable behavior and overspending. 2 stars
AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18): Concentrate on home, financial freedom and loved ones. Make plans and share memories and activities that will bring you closer to someone. A project that interests you will improve your financial situation. A stimulating conversation will lead to romance. 4 stars
PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20): Don’t get angry; get moving. Attending a meeting, taking a trip or completing unfinished business will give you the freedom to start something new. An unexpected opportunity will lead to financial gain. Say yes to a proposal and shift into something new and exciting. 3 stars
Birthday Baby: You are impatient, outgoing and proactive. You are insightful and resourceful.
1 star: Avoid conflicts; work behind the scenes. 2 stars: You can accomplish, but don’t rely on others. 3 stars: Focus and you’ll reach your goals. 4 stars: Aim high; start new projects. 5 stars: Nothing can stop you; go for gold.
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