CELEBRITIES BORN ON THIS DAY: Jon Cryer, 48; Martin Lawrence, 48; Ellen Barkin, 59; Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, 66
Birthday Baby: You are sensitive, unique and caring. You always try your best.
Happy Birthday: It will be difficult to control your emotional responses. Honesty will be the best way to maneuver through the ups and downs you face. Focus on the positive and refuse to be daunted by anyone or anything that stands in your way. Use your head and you will find a workable solution that will lead to your advancement. Your numbers are 9, 14, 24, 26, 32, 36, 47.
ARIES (March 21-April 19): You may feel like sharing your stories, adventures and personal thoughts, but it will cause some emotional wear and tear if you do so with someone less discrete. Instead, make the changes that will help you reach your goal in secret. 2 stars
TAURUS (April 20-May 20): Mix and mingle with peers, friends and family. Business developments will open up, leading you in a new direction. Learn all you can and hold people to the promises made. Delays while traveling or dealing with institutions or large corporations can be expected. 4 stars
GEMINI (May 21-June 20): Share your ideas and solutions. Helping someone in need now will open up a chance to get something in return. Offer your time, not your cash. Take care of financial or medical issues without delay. An unusual opportunity is within reach. 3 stars
CANCER (June 21-July 22): Emotional distress due to unexpected changes can be expected. Focus on your creative endeavors and future plans and you may be able to alter the outcome in your favor. 3 stars
LEO (July 23-Aug. 22): Put all your effort into details, precision and drumming up the support you need to move ahead. Travel, communication and striking up deals with past colleagues, clients or peers will pay off. Don't let your emotions stand in the way of your success. 3 stars
VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22): Take care of emotional issues before they turn into a costly venture. Refuse to let anyone put pressure on you to invest or get involved financially in something that makes you feel uncomfortable. Love is highlighted. 4 stars
LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 22): Travel, attending a conference or getting together with people from your past will all contribute to your obtaining valuable information. Your ideas will captivate your audience and draw interest from someone able to contribute to your plans. 2 stars
SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. 21): Put greater emphasis on both personal and professional partnerships. Alter your residence or your workspace to better suit your current situation. Talks will lead to solutions, and travel will contribute to firsthand information. Love is in the stars. 5 stars
SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21): Don't confront a situation if you cannot be perfectly honest. Changes you make to the way you live are encouraged and will bring about a closer bond with someone you want to spend more time with. A physical challenge will be rejuvenating. 3 stars
CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19): Fact-finding will help you avoid a dubious situation with a friend, neighbor or relative. Arguments are likely to erupt if you try to make changes without proper documentation or permission. Stick close to home and nurture important relationships. 3 stars
AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18): Everything has a beginning and an end. Draw from the best from the past and rework friendships, ideas and goals to fit your current situation to help yourself set out on a journey that will turn out to be fortuitous. 3 stars
PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20): Control issues are present. You have to give and take if you want to accomplish something worthwhile. Too much of anything will work against you and cause problems with the people you need in your life to succeed. Reunite with old friends and colleagues. 5 stars