CELEBRITIES BORN ON THIS DAY: Ashton Kutcher, 35; Chris Rock, 48; Garth Brooks, 51; James Spader, 53
Birthday Baby: You are diligent, progressive, outgoing and willing to make sacrifices.
Happy Birthday: Do what you can for others. This is a take-charge year filled with options and opportunities. The more you contribute to the well being of your community, workplace or your family, the more respect you will gain and the easier it will be to get your own way. Think ahead and you will be victorious. Your numbers are 6, 17, 19, 23, 26, 34, 45.
ARIES (March 21-April 19): An emotional situation will entice you to say something that will make matters worse. Bide your time, focus on a creative endeavor, and do your best to keep the peace with people you deal with daily. Let past experience be your lesson. 2 stars
TAURUS (April 20-May 20): Engage in discussions with people you can share information with and you will stumble upon a way to make a difference. Don't let a partner limit what you can do or put pressure on you to go in a direction you don't agree with. 5 stars
GEMINI (May 21-June 20): Concentrate on what you have and how you can make it grow -- or at least maintain what you've got. Making personal changes that will enhance your outlook or your appearance will lead to interesting new acquaintances. Love is highlighted. 3 stars
CANCER (June 21-July 22): Speak up and take action and you can make a difference. A partnership will take an unusual turn toward greater stability. Travel to a destination that will motivate you to follow through with a plan. 3 stars
LEO (July 23-Aug. 22): Added responsibilities will surface. The way you handle your personal and financial life will set the stage for what's to come. Creative accounting and building up your assets should be your first choice. Partnership opportunities should be considered. 3 stars
VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22): Discuss your ideas and plans with peers and do whatever you can to position yourself for future advancement. An unusual investment or trendy idea will pay off as long as you avoid overdoing and overspending. A challenge will entice you. 5 stars
LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 22): Change will catch you by surprise. Don't lose sight of your dreams, hopes and wishes just because someone has a change of heart or plans. Secure your position by socializing with people who can help you excel. 2 stars
SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. 21): Put your skills to the test. Don't let a relationship come between you and your goals. Making simple yet unique changes at home will help you embrace new ways of doing daily tasks. Stand up and make demands and you'll get your way. 4 stars
SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21): Don't be fooled by a big talker who makes empty promises. Trust in your talent and ability to do things on your own. You don't need a partner taking advantage of your good nature or your skills. Focus on love, not work. 3 stars
CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19): Revisit a plan and find a way to make it successful. Mixing the old with the new will bring back old memories and reconnect you to people from your past. Listen to what others say, but follow your own path. Limit spending. 3 stars
AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb.18): Discretion will be necessary when dealing with people from different backgrounds. Indulge in something new, but don't forget where you come from and what works best for you. Protect your health and your heart. 3 stars
PISCES (Feb.19-March 20): Don't look back. Focus on what must be done and move swiftly. If you slow down or let uncertainty take over, you will lose ground and be faced with opposition. Don't let shortsightedness lead to a costly mishap. Cover your back. 4 stars