CELEBRITIES BORN ON THIS DAY: Emmy Rossum, 29; Jennifer Hudson, 34; Benjamin McKenzie, 37; Louis C.K., 48.
Birthday Baby: You are practical, fastidious and perceptive. You are entertaining and proactive.
Happy Birthday: You'll encounter more opportunities, but less time to take advantage of what comes your way. Choose wisely and base your decisions on what works best for you, not on what pleases others. This is your year to present and promote what you have to offer. Don't give in to pushy individuals or you will fall short of your expectations. Your numbers are 6, 14, 19, 22, 27, 33, 41.
ARIES (March 21-April 19): Your ability to work hard and present a masterpiece will bring you recognition. Host a party or entertain someone you want to get to know better, and you will bring about positive changes to your personal life or living arrangements. 3 stars
TAURUS (April 20-May 20): Don't count on anyone to take care of your responsibilities for you. Disappointment will interfere with your progress. Keep a positive attitude and an open mind. Use your imagination and you will come up with the perfect solution to a problem. 5 stars
GEMINI (May 21-June 20): Refuse to let someone's jealous comments get to you. Make positive changes to the way you live. Trust your judgment when it comes to your personal relationships. If someone offers you something, ask what's expected in return before you accept. 2 stars
CANCER (June 21-July 22): Make suggestions, but don't try to push your ideas on others if they aren't interested. Do something for the right reasons and you will draw interest to the way you go about incorporating your ideas. 4 stars
LEO (July 23-Aug. 22): Consider your actions before you put them into play. Figure out the costs involved before you get started. Money matters will not be as clear-cut as they appear. Use your charisma to get others to donate or help you get your way. 3 stars
VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22): Reality will evade you today. Take stock of matters before you jump into something new. A last-minute change will alter the outcome you are expecting. Stay in control rather than be controlled. Secretive action will bring the highest return. 3 stars
LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 22): Dealing with institutions is best avoided. Problems with authority figures will surface if you are too impulsive or aggressive. If you want to take on a challenge, make sure to complete the physical training necessary to be prepared. 3 stars
SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. 21): You will stand out in the crowd, so it's best to proceed with caution. Someone will oppose you if you share your opinions. Do your best to help the underdog, but not at the expense of damaging your own reputation. Get the facts before taking action. 4 stars
SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21): Keep your life simple. Don't take on too much. Avoid indulgence or exaggeration. Put greater emphasis on your mental and physical attributes. Make a point to do what you say you will. Offering empty promises will damage your reputation. 2 stars
CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19): Look over your current situation. If you have unfinished business pertaining to your health, finances or a legal matter, review the details and you might find a loophole or preferred option to what you've been given in the past. 5 stars
AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18): A personal change that will bring you closer to someone you love will pay off. An investment, unexpected gift or contractual opportunity is apparent. A change in attitude will bring positive responses from someone who can make a difference to your future. 3 stars
PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20): Doors are opening that can lead to an interesting partnership. Take part in events that are related to your professional choices and you will be able to position yourself for future advancement. A creative change will play in your favor. 3 stars