CELEBRITIES BORN ON THIS DAY: Dario Franchitti, 42; Polly Walker, 49; Grace Jones, 67; Pete Townshend, 70.
Birthday Baby: You are inventive, charismatic and persuasive. You are communicative and thoughtful.
Happy Birthday: Don't stop to analyze issues when physical action is needed. Taking a firm stance and following through passionately will make a difference and put you in a position that encourages advancement opportunities. Explore what you can do and walk away from situations that are holding you back. Make every move count. Speed up in order to keep up. Your numbers are 8, 12, 19, 22, 28, 31, 45.
ARIES (March 21-April 19): Make a couple of changes. Learn from the past and negotiate on your own behalf. No one can present what you have to offer better than you, so step into the spotlight and express your ideas and desires. 4 stars
TAURUS (April 20-May 20): Listen carefully before you give financial support to a charity or someone asking for help. It's important not to let your emotions get in the way of a good decision. Do your research and offer what's fair. 3 stars
GEMINI (May 21-June 20): Don't start something you can't finish. Emotional responses can be expected. Don't believe everything you hear about a job or the way you do things. Go about your business and you'll avoid delays and arguments. 3 stars
CANCER (June 21-July 22): Don't worry about the changes going on around you. Look for the best way to get things done in the shortest amount of time. Efficiency will come from using your imagination and eliminating what stands between you and your success. 3 stars
LEO (July 23-Aug. 22): Work at making some changes. Get out and participate in functions that will allow you to use your skills and prove to onlookers what you are capable of doing. You'll impress someone who can help you expand your interests. Proceed with confidence. 4 stars
VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22): Be careful not to share personal information. It's important to articulate what you want to avoid ending up with something you don't want. Getting angry will not solve anything. Do whatever it takes to improve your skills and your position. 2 stars
LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 22): You have what it takes to get ahead, so don't let laziness stand between you and success. A romantic relationship will undergo some changes that can alter your plans. Question your commitments. Live and learn. 5 stars
SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. 21): Stick to what you do best. Don't get involved in a joint venture that has the potential to be costly. Trust in your own abilities, not in what someone else brags about being able to do. Work hard to develop a creative idea. 3 stars
SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21): Make the alterations at home or within important partnerships that will benefit you. A trip will lead to an encounter with someone who can change the direction of your life. Don't let unfinished business limit your ability to get ahead. 3 stars
CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19): Take time out to rejuvenate. Nurturing an important partnership will make a difference to the outcome of the dealings you share. Well-thought-out plans can bring good results, but an impulsive move will lead to disaster. 3 stars
AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18): Put more time and effort into your home, family and future. Speak up about the changes you want to make and rely on your track record and past accomplishments to help you reach your new goals. Strive for security and financial independence. 5 stars
PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20): You will be misunderstood. Back away from anyone creating an emotionally disruptive situation that can influence your position or reputation. Regroup and take time to reflect on your situation with someone you love and trust before you decide to move ahead. 2 stars