CELEBRITIES BORN ON THIS DAY: Rico Rodriguez, 13; Dean Cain, 45; J.K. Rowling, 46; Wesley Snipes, 49.
Birthday Baby: You are quick to act. You are a leader and a strong competitor.
Happy Birthday: Your outspokenness will get you into trouble this year. Don't make promises you cannot keep. Bide your time and make sure you are focused on whatever will bring you the highest return. Being goal-oriented will be your best bet and keep you out of trouble in your personal life. Discipline and hard work will pay off, and too much of anything will not. Your numbers are 7, 13, 16, 22, 23, 38, 46.
ARIES (March 21-April 19): Attend social events and show how much you have to offer. You will enjoy lavish forms of entertainment and showing off. Love is in the stars, and whether you are single or in a relationship, you can enhance your romantic life. Self-improvement projects will turn out well. 5 stars
TAURUS (April 20-May 20): Problems will escalate. Don't start an argument or upset someone you care about. Taking on too much will backfire and cause problems with loved ones. Keep an open mind and be willing to compromise if you want to avoid disruptions that will spoil your day. 2 stars
GEMINI (May 21-June 20): Getting away, changing your surroundings and spending time with people who share your interests should be on your agenda. You can update your image or come up with great ideas that will lead to self-improvements. Don't rely on information that doesn't come from a well-known source. 4 stars
CANCER (June 21-July 22): Someone from your past will cause you problems. Pay-back may seem like a good idea, but it's likely to backfire if you aren't prepared for a long, drawn-out encounter. It's best to concentrate on finding ways to pamper and please you. 3 stars
LEO (July 23-Aug. 22): You'll find it difficult to sit still. Make sure you have plenty of activities arranged. Idle time will lead to trouble. Overreacting, overspending and overindulging must be monitored and minimized. A change will do you good. 3 stars
VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22): Problems with children or acquaintances can be expected. Dishonesty and secrets will not bode well when dealing with peers, children or anyone who depends on you. Let others make their own mistakes; meddling will cause friction. 3 stars
LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 22): Enjoy getting involved in a cause or joining a group that can offer you personal and emotional support. The more you interact with others, the better you will feel about yourself. You don't have to overspend to impress. 4 stars
SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. 21): Honesty will be your only recourse. A problem with friends, relatives, neighbors and even your lover has the potential to develop if you don't get approval before you begin. You will be judged by your actions and the reactions you have. 2 stars
SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21): Follow your heart, even if it leads you in a direction different from what others expect. Don't avoid the inevitable. You have to let everyone know where you stand and what your plans are. If you are honest, you will come out on top. 5 stars
CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19): Protect your valuables. Too much temptation is a bad thing for you, as well as for others. Additional responsibility will enable you to show how efficient and compassionate you can be, as well as bring you rewards you least expect. Love can take an unexpected change. 3 stars
AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18): Do your best to spend time with people who share your interests. You can stabilize your finances if you invest in improving or adding to what you have to offer professionally. Good fortune is within reach and can come to you through a settlement, winning, gift or contract. 3 stars
PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20): You'll be sensitive to the thoughts and actions of others. Question anyone who offers you something that sounds too good to be true. You have to be reasonable when it comes to sharing and getting along with friends and family. 3 stars