CELEBRITIES BORN ON THIS DAY: Saoirse Ronan, 21; Claire Danes, 36; David Letterman, 68; Ed O'Neill, 69.
Birthday Baby: You are relentless, eager and sharp. You are quick, cautious and responsible.
Happy Birthday: Take things one step at a time. The changes you face are best contemplated carefully before you take action. Emotional regret due to a change in status is likely to make you rethink your future plans. Opportunities will present themselves if you consider incorporating what's important to you into your new direction. You can make a difference. Your numbers are 4, 18, 24, 31, 37, 43, 47.
ARIES (March 21-April 19): You must stand your ground and make whatever changes are necessary to help strengthen and protect your relationships with your family and colleagues. Discuss ground rules and make sure everyone is clear about what's expected. 2 stars
TAURUS (April 20-May 20): Spend more time with the young and the old in your life. Get involved in creative endeavors that will bring you in contact with people who share your interests. Don't give in to unfair demands or temptation. 5 stars
GEMINI (May 21-June 20): Set aside time to organize your personal papers and get a new budget in place that will help ease your financial stress. Make positive changes at home that will lower your overhead. A change will do you good. 3 stars
CANCER (June 21-July 22): Don't let moodiness dominate your behavior or lead you into an emotional battle. An unpredictable situation will escalate rapidly if you aren't willing to compromise. Keep busy with physical activities that challenge you and take your mind off your troubles. 3 stars
LEO (July 23-Aug. 22): You'll have a difficult time containing your feelings. Before you get into trouble, consider engaging in something that will add to your knowledge and experience while also bringing you closer to loved ones. Self-improvement should be your goal. 3 stars
VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22): Don't fool yourself. Dieting and getting in shape take work. Don't look for a quick fix for personal or financial problems. Use your creative, detail-oriented mind to work slowly toward a practical and well-thought-out plan. 3 stars
LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 22): Empty promises will leave you feeling uncertain about your home, family and relationships with others. Consider your legal position and revisit pending problems that require your attention in order to reach a settlement. You have to let go of the past to move forward. 5 stars
SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. 21): Self-deception will lead to poor decisions. Take time to re-evaluate your current position and your next move. A one-sided romantic infatuation will not end in your favor. Don't lead anyone on or give in to a situation that is not in your best interest. 2 stars
SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21): Help out someone who counts on you. Don't hesitate to negotiate and close deals. It's up to you to put an end to a situation that has been holding you back. An investment or new financial enterprise will be prosperous. 3 stars
CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19): You will be sentimental when it comes to your belongings, friends and relatives. Your persuasiveness will get you into trouble if you haven't done enough research before talking up something you want others to buy in to. 3 stars
AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18): Stay in the background. You will make a much better observer than a participant. You can be more effective if you collect all the data and summarize how to use the information most effectively. Love is in the stars. 3 stars
PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20): Your biggest payback will come from helping the people you care about the most. A new relationship will develop if you participate in community events that will help improve your neighborhood. Get involved in fund-raising. 4 stars