CELEBRITIES BORN ON THIS DAY: Nelly, 39; David Schwimmer, 47; k.d. lang, 52; Stefanie Powers, 71.
Birthday Baby: You are competitive and productive. You are mindful and conscientious.
Happy Birthday: Sharing your ideas and plans for the future will open doors. Your interests will expand, and exploring possibilities that have not been an option in the past will allow you to masterfully put your skills and innovative mind to good use. A firm and dedicated approach to whatever you do will put you in a leadership position. Your numbers are 8, 14, 21, 27, 34, 40, 49.
ARIES (March 21-April 19): Play to win. Don't be afraid to let your shrewd side shine through. Your strength and courage will attract good connections that can help you advance or enhance your personal life. Keep a close watch when it comes to spending and overindulgence. 3 stars
TAURUS (April 20-May 20): Discuss your feelings and express your hopes. Aggressively pursue your goals and make promises that will help to close a personal deal. Make travel plans or visit a place that is sure to get you up and involved in physical activities. 3 stars
GEMINI (May 21-June 20): Don't let money be the deciding factor in a choice you have to make. Honesty, integrity and enjoying what you do should all come first. Ponder over your alternatives and consider how you can get the best of profits and satisfaction. 3 stars
CANCER (June 21-July 22): Shopping will pay off in bargains and the useful items you find. Updating your look or making an offer you have for someone more enticing will lead to compliments and approval. Follow your intuition and you will get ahead. 5 stars
LEO (July 23-Aug. 22): Don't let personal issues cloud your vision. Focus on getting others to help you complete a goal and keep you busy. Keep your private concerns a secret and make plans to get out with someone who appreciates and loves you. 2 stars
VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22): Get involved in community events or volunteer to help a cause you believe in. Being a participant will change your life for the better. Don't hesitate to do your part because you lack confidence. Stand up and be counted. 4 stars
LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 22): Slow down and rethink your strategy regarding home, family and personal spending. You'll have to come up with a new moneymaking plan that will use both your skills and your expertise to create a service that grows in demand. 3 stars
SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. 21): A secret may be divulged unintentionally. Do whatever it takes to reverse any damage. Use a little force coupled with incentive and you should be able to recover without too much trouble. An unusual situation will develop at home. 3 stars
SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21): You will gain approval by offering assistance or a service that helps your community or a group you relate to. An interesting connection you make or reuniting with someone you used to work with will enhance your life. 4 stars
CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19): Enjoy the compliments you receive. Don't be bashful -- you deserve any attention you receive. Don't let an emotional situation put a damper on your moment in the spotlight. If someone gives you a hard time, it's probably due to jealousy. 2 stars
AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18): Make a calculated move. Don't let anyone railroad you into something that doesn't suit your needs or help you accomplish your goals. Gravitate toward people who enjoy the same things you do and are heading in a similar direction. 2 stars
PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20): Your finances will improve due to unusual circumstances. Don't question a good thing. Leap into action and make the most of whatever opportunity comes your way. Live in the moment and enjoy what life has to offer. Your instincts are impeccable. 3 stars