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CELEBRITIES BORN ON THIS DAY: Vanessa Hudgens, 29; Sophie Monk, 38; Beth Orton, 47; Dee Wallace, 69.
Birthday Baby: You are competitive, demanding and protective. You are excitable and free-spirited.
Happy Birthday: You'll have to be creative if you want to outsmart someone who can influence the way you advance personally or professionally. It's important to take charge of your life and refuse to let others interfere in your moving in the direction you want to pursue. Don't walk away from conflict when you could fight instead for the right to make your own choice. Your numbers are 1, 9, 16, 22, 28, 35, 44.
ARIES (March 21-April 19): Use your imagination, but don't be fooled into thinking that things will just fall into place. If you want something, it's up to you to make it happen. Expressing your desires will help you drum up help and support. Romance is encouraged. 3 stars
TAURUS (April 20-May 20): Partnerships should be considered. Look at what others have to offer and make choices based on the most beneficial relationships possible. Don't believe everything you are told. Instead, gather proof. 3 stars
GEMINI (May 21-June 20): Use your business skills, know-how and experience to outmaneuver someone who is trying to get you to carry the majority of the responsibilities. Offer a fair alternative that will not compromise your position or your future dealings. 3 stars
CANCER (June 21-July 22): Stay focused on what you want to accomplish, but also pay tribute to those who have helped you along the way. Recognition and acting in good faith will be admirable and also serve to prop up your reputation and popularity. 5 stars
LEO (July 23-Aug. 22): Home improvements that are specific and kept under budget will help reduce your overhead and motivate you to better handle your financial affairs. Be precise and detailed when discussing your plans to avoid a costly error. 2 stars
VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22): Short trips, partnerships and taking care of business should be your priority. A function that allows you to present what you have to offer will pay off. Disregard anyone who is attempting to outshine you. Trust in your skills and experience. 4 stars
LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 22): Joint financial ventures should be looked over carefully. You may want to make an adjustment, but gather all the facts and make sure it won't jeopardize your cash flow. Ask questions and take care of your affairs personally. 3 stars
SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. 21): Share your emotions with someone you care about. Planning something that will improve the way you live can give you incentive to come up with and stick to a budget. Travel and new experiences are encouraged. 3 stars
SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21): Call in favors and do what you have to do to get ahead. Working diligently and secretively to achieve something that can help you move forward will pay off. An innovative idea will outmatch any competition you face. 3 stars
CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19): Show how passionate you are about what you do, and you will impress the powers that be. Your attention to detail and your power of persuasion will put you in an ideal position to get what you want. 4 stars
AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18): Overreacting and emotional outbursts will lead to a feud you'll wish you never started. Back away from discord and apply your time and energy toward doing something that benefits yourself and others. Choose love over anger. 2 stars
PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20): Make a donation that will give you the tax write-off you need as well as help out a charitable organization. You can cut your costs if you are strict about the way you spend your money. 5 stars