CELEBRITIES BORN ON THIS DAY: Sean Combs, 45; Matthew McConaughey, 45; Ralph Macchio, 53; Kathy Griffin, 54.
Birthday Baby: You are an instigator, an organizer and a planner. You are adaptable and proactive.
Happy Birthday: Keep an open mind, but be realistic when it comes to your goals this year. Listen to what others say and observe what's going on around you and you will find a unique way to express what you want and carry on with your plans. Communication will make the difference between failure and success. Ask questions and avoid mistakes. Your numbers are 6, 17, 23, 27, 34, 43, 47.
ARIES (March 21-April 19): Consider your motives before you ask for something that may be unreasonable. You stand a better chance of getting what you want if you are willing to give something in return. Offering an incentive can make your plans move forward faster. 3 stars
TAURUS (April 20-May 20): You may want to look into upgrading your skills or discussing opportunities with your colleagues or boss. An opportunity to make a move that will help you explore new avenues is apparent. Don't settle for less when you can have more. 3 stars
GEMINI (May 21-June 20): Listen carefully, but don't make financial, medical or legal decisions until you see enough proof that you are making the best choice. Nothing is as it appears, and time is on your side. A home improvement project will make your life easier. 4 stars
CANCER (June 21-July 22): Refrain from making changes based on what others do or say. Trust your own judgment and believe in your abilities. A romantic adventure will help you revitalize an important relationship that can be so much more. Choose equality over giving up. 2 stars
LEO (July 23-Aug. 22): Don't give in to depression when you have so much going for you. Expand your interests and visit destinations that provide hope and offer you incentives. Don't let anyone or anything drag you down. You have what it takes to excel. 5 stars
VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22): Community events will be exhilarating. Express your thoughts, and the changes you want to make will draw some people in and push others away. It will be a quick way to weed out who you want or don't want in your life. 3 stars
LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 22): Emotions will spin out of control, disrupting your day. Try to get along with everyone and step away from anyone looking for a fight. An intelligent approach and generous, well-meaning people will keep you out of harm's way. 3 stars
SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. 21): Don't give in to big talkers trying to sell you something you don't need. Focus on home and conserving rather than spending and adding to your stress. Uncertainty regarding a job is best treated cautiously. Look for ways to lower your overhead. 3 stars
SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21): You can raise your standard of living if you make the right moves. Opportunity knocks and travel or relocation can play a role in what you learn, gain or change to improve your lifestyle and future prospects. 5 stars
CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19): Indecision will strike if someone puts pressure on you. Back away and take a moment to figure out how you want to handle what's going on around you. Being productive and doing the best job possible should be your main concern. 2 stars
AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18): Look at potential opportunities and partnerships, but don't make a commitment until you have had a chance to consider doing your own thing. Don't fold under pressure or you will lose equality as well as control. Protect your health. 4 stars
PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20): Look for a deal or draw up an agreement. Negotiate and take control of whatever situation develops. You have more going for you than you realize. Put your plans in motion. Celebrate your win with someone you love. 3 stars