CELEBRITIES BORN ON THIS DAY: Rico Rodriguez, 14; Zac Brown, 34; J.K. Rowling, 47; Wesley Snipes, 50.
Birthday Baby: You are determined, impulsive and goal-oriented. You are expressive and adventuresome.
Happy Birthday: Do whatever is necessary to bypass formidable obstacles. The strength and courage you summon to walk away from someone who isn't an asset will lead to greater confidence and the ability to rise to the top and reach your goals. Determination comes at a price, and the ability to recognize what's required will be your advantage. Your numbers are 3, 10, 13, 25, 36, 41, 49.
ARIES (March 21-April 19): You can't please everyone, but you must please yourself. Emotions will mount if you take on too much or you feel pressured by someone. Keep things simple and be gracious. Your strength of character will impress your greatest rival and critic. 2 stars
TAURUS (April 20-May 20): Finish what you start and make a good impression. Greater involvement in something that interests you will help you realize your potential and determine your goals. Show your talent and ask for what you need to excel. 5 stars
GEMINI (May 21-June 20): Don't sit on the sidelines waiting for a turn. Connect with people who share your sentiments and can help you get ahead. A change in direction or the way you approach a project will spark renewed enthusiasm. Love is in the stars. 3 stars
CANCER (June 21-July 22): Don't let anyone bring you down. Embrace the positive side of life and it will help you get things done. Believe in your abilities and you will improve your prospects. It's uncertainty that keeps you from getting ahead. 3 stars
LEO (July 23-Aug. 22): Being open and honest with professional and personal partners will improve your chance to get what you want. Being tactful, sincere and understanding will work wonders. Keeping secrets will backfire, leaving you in an awkward position. 3 stars
VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22): Detail and precision will be necessary if you want to make a good impression. Set your priorities and don't let anyone talk you into cutting corners that will make you look bad or limit how far you can advance. Network strategically. 5 stars
LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 22): Traveling and learning should be emphasized if you want to get ahead or make life changes. Love should not be ignored. Make special plans for two, or get out and mingle with other singles. Self-improvements will boost your confidence. 2 stars
SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. 21): Listen carefully, but don't make decisions based on something that benefits someone else. There is money to be made if you choose to put greater emphasis on what you have to offer. Develop a plan or service that can potentially raise your income. 4 stars
SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21): Share your thoughts, ideas and plans, and you will be offered guidance and hands-on help. A change to the way you live may be inevitable. Don't sweat it; do what has to be done and move on. Romance is mounting. 3 stars
CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19): Don't allow anyone to see your frustration. Invite people who have something to contribute to your plans, and you will make headway. Knowing who and what to let go of will be your key to success. Don't let emotions lead you astray. 3 stars
AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18): Make changes that fit your financial situation. A budget will set you on the right path and ease your mind. A career change looks possible and prosperous. Love and romance can change your life and your living arrangements. 3 stars
PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20): Reorganize and strategize to boost your confidence. Time spent with someone who inspires you will help you make important decisions. Turn something you enjoy doing into a service you can offer. An interesting deal will intrigue you. 4 stars