CELEBRITIES BORN ON THIS DAY: Russell Crowe, 51; Jackie Chan, 61; John Oates, 66; Francis Ford Coppola, 76.
Birthday Baby: You are quick, alert and unpredictable. You are smart, innovative and engaging.
Happy Birthday: Look at the big picture. If you let the little things get to you this year, it will hamper your chances to get ahead. Discipline and preparation will help you reach your goals without delay or emotional setbacks. Think on your feet and be ready to take advantage of any possibilities that come your way. Your numbers are 4, 9, 14, 20, 28, 36, 42.
ARIES (March 21-April 19): Excess will be your downfall. Say no to people who are too demanding. Changes may not be to your liking, but if you're patient and willing to put in a little more effort, you will reach your goal. 3 stars
TAURUS (April 20-May 20): Your strong, dependable nature will be appreciated, but don't feel you have to pay for others when you cannot afford to do so. Pride will turn into a costly situation. Romance is highlighted, but don't jeopardize your reputation. 3 stars
GEMINI (May 21-June 20): Don't let criticism get in the way of a healthy relationship with someone you work or deal with daily. Put a difference of opinion aside and focus on what needs to be accomplished. You can bring about change and make a difference. 3 stars
CANCER (June 21-July 22): A creative project will turn out better than you anticipated. Love is on the rise, and an expression of your emotions will pay off. Your changing attitude will attract an interesting candidate who will lead to a unique partnership. 5 stars
LEO (July 23-Aug. 22): You'll face opposition at home if you make promises you can't keep. To avoid an emotional dispute, include everyone in your plans. A trip or social event will change the way you view life. A new direction looks inviting. 2 stars
VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22): You'll discover valuable information if you research, attend a conference or ask an expert about the personal changes you want to embark on. You will attract positive attention from someone who interests you. Romance is on the rise, and a commitment can be made. 4 stars
LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 22): Money problems will surface if you spend on aesthetics or luxury items that you don't need. A change in the way you view someone can be expected. Don't make a fuss; just try to keep the peace. 3 stars
SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. 21): Use your emotions to express the way you feel. Take a unique approach to divulging your interests or secrets to someone you want to spend more time with, and it could lead to a new adventure. Stick to your budget. 3 stars
SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21): Ask questions and get the lowdown on a festering situation before you make your move. Time is on your side, and positive results can be yours if you listen carefully to determine your best course of action. 3 stars
CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19): Listen and learn. Back away from anyone who appears to be unpredictable or inconsistent. Focus on home, family and the people you know you can trust. Romance will result in an improved personal life and a more stable future. 4 stars
AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18): Don't overreact. It will be a waste of time and cause you to miss out on an opportunity that looks promising. Changes to work, money and partnerships will lead to advancement and security. Don't let an emotional situation hold you back. 2 stars
PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20): Re-evaluate your current position. Financial gains can be made if you are innovative in the way you approach an interview, project or revised budget. Invest in yourself, your skills and your future. Romance and personal improvements are on the rise. 5 stars