CELEBRITIES BORN ON THIS DAY: Mark Ballas, 26; Will Sasso, 37; John C. Reilly, 47; Bob Dylan, 71.
Birthday Baby: You have pizzazz and confidence. You strive to do your own thing.
Happy Birthday: You can make a difference, but first you have to narrow down exactly where you want to invest your time, effort and energy. You can take a unique approach to whatever you do as long as you don't let your overhead get out of hand. Stick to your budget and focus on getting the most for the least. Your numbers are 6, 13, 23, 27, 35, 38, 41.
ARIES (March 21-April 19): Surprises will develop when dealing with professional or personal contacts. Don't speculate or take anything for granted. Acknowledge the efforts of others and compromise, if possible. Rely on experience when given a difficult choice. 2 stars
TAURUS (April 20-May 20): Attending an industry event, trade show or convention will connect you with people who can complement what you are trying to accomplish. A proposition will be worth looking into, but make sure you are clear regarding the details. 4 stars
GEMINI (May 21-June 20): Stop procrastinating and start doing. Expand your interests or turn a skill into a profitable venture. Finding a way to offer what you enjoy doing most will lead to greater satisfaction and happiness. Think outside the box. 3 stars
CANCER (June 21-July 22): Visit a friend or go somewhere you've never been before. Embrace new experiences and people who can offer you a different perspective on your situation. Negativity is the enemy and will hold you back when opportunity comes along. 3 stars
LEO (July 23-Aug. 22): Participation will lead to new acquaintances and opportunities. An idea you have can turn into a moneymaker, but before you dole out your own cash, consider alternative ways to expand your plans without jeopardizing your bankbook. 3 stars
VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22): Listen carefully. Someone who is putting you down will be drawing on false information. Look into the facts and get your figures straight if there is money involved, then respond to what's being done or said. Keep your distance. 4 stars
LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 22): Show your competitive side and you will win whatever challenge you face. Your insight, confidence and determination will enable you to make the right moves. Update your image or make self-improvements. Love, travel and communication are highlighted. 2 stars
SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. 21): Take note of what everyone is up to, and you will handle each situation you face like a pro. Don't be afraid to use a little force or to put pressure on someone if required. Size up what's possible and what's not. 5 stars
SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21): Spice things up a bit. Love and romance are highlighted, but so are anger and emotional distress. Make love, not war, and you will have a great day. Sharing your thoughts is fine, but don't push your beliefs on others. 3 stars
CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19): Don't hem and haw; be precise, and don't take no for an answer. If there is something you really want, do whatever it takes to follow through and make it happen. Being industrious will impress someone who can offer support. 3 stars
AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18): Follow through with your creative ideas and don't be afraid to try new things. As long as you don't overdo it in any way, you will not come up against opposition. Moderation will help you reach your destination. 3 stars
PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20): Take one step at a time. Focus on home, family and the changes that will best suit your needs. Sizing down or lowering your stress is a good place to begin. Plan your strategy carefully and you will avoid anyone opposing you. 5 stars