CELEBRITIES BORN ON THIS DAY: Greg Biffle, 46; Eddie Vedder, 51; Susan Lucci, 69; Harry Shearer, 72.
Birthday Baby: You are helpful, persistent and intense. You are intelligent and outspoken.
Happy Birthday: Changes must be brought about for the right reasons. Ulterior motives and emotional deception will cloud your vision. Stick to what you know and try to make the most of what you have to offer. Let your skills and your genuine desire to help others be your calling card. Keep indulgences to a minimum and creativity turned up to the max. Your numbers are 1, 6, 14, 22, 25, 34, 48.
ARIES (March 21-April 19): Impulsive action and responses due to additional anxiety will make it difficult for you to decipher what others are thinking. Don't let situations escalate because of false assumptions. Diplomacy and practicality will help you avoid conflict. 4 stars
TAURUS (April 20-May 20): Relax and enjoy the merriment of the season. Engage in laughter with friends and relatives, and make plans with someone you love. A thoughtful gift or gesture will add to popularity among your peers. 3 stars
GEMINI (May 21-June 20): You'll be sensitive to what others say and do. Don't show your feelings or someone is likely to use your vulnerability against you. Indulgence is not a good idea, especially if you are celebrating with your peers. 3 stars
CANCER (June 21-July 22): Put aside time for play. Getting together with the youngsters in your family or making special plans with your lover will improve your relationships and ensure good tidings throughout the holiday season. 3 stars
LEO (July 23-Aug. 22): Take this opportunity to rearrange your decor or to prepare for the upcoming holidays. Don't reveal secrets to anyone or someone will criticize you. Consider the changes you want to make in the new year and lay down the groundwork. 4 stars
VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22): Don't feel limited by the demands other people make. Do your best to keep moving forward. Your practical, determined nature and your precise and patient way of handling situations will result in personal success. Put time aside for romance. 2 stars
LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 22): Don't let the craziness of the season or difficult people get to you. Focus on making personal changes that will help you head into the upcoming year in tip-top shape. 5 stars
SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. 21): Communication will help keep things moving along smoothly. Discuss your plans and help others find solutions to dilemmas that crop up and you will form good alliances with those who can help you build a brighter future. Romance is on the rise. 3 stars
SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21): Don't get down emotionally when you should get moving. Bring about the adjustments at home or to the way you live that will alleviate unnecessary stress. Keep your interaction with peers professional. Overindulgent behavior will work against you. 3 stars
CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19): Keep your eyes and ears open. There is valuable information being passed around at industry functions or family reunions. Gains can be made if you put your money in the right place. An unusual proposition looks promising. Romance is encouraged. 3 stars
AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18): Keep busy taking care of personal business and checking into ways that you can set yourself up for financial gains in the new year. Don't let someone's secretive nature get you down. Focus on home, family and achieving greater personal security. 5 stars
PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20): Don't expect favors to come through. Someone is likely to offer you false information. Don't get angry, just plan to do things yourself to avoid disappointment. If you don't count on others, everything will run smoothly. Romance is highlighted. 2 stars