CELEBRITIES BORN ON THIS DAY: Cobie Smulders, 36; Adam Scott, 45; Eddie Murphy, 57; Alec Baldwin, 60.
Birthday Baby: You are quick-witted, tough and outspoken. You are perceptive and private.
Happy Birthday: Look at all sides of every situation you face. Being thorough is the best way to avoid misunderstandings or mishaps. Know what you want and look for unique ways to achieve your goals. Taking care of business personally will ensure wise choices, as well as your success, and give you the wherewithal to continue your quest to improve your life. Your numbers are 10, 19, 21, 26, 32, 38, 49.
ARIES (March 21-April 19): Anger will sprout quickly if things don't go your way. Before you give in to lashing out and speaking your mind, consider the consequences. Don't take on a battle that will end in loss and regret instead of a solution. 3 stars
TAURUS (April 20-May 20): An opportunity is heading in your direction. Partnerships will mark the beginning of something new and interesting. Your pursuits will improve your outlook and leave you with a better understanding of how to use your knowledge and skills more effectively. 3 stars
GEMINI (May 21-June 20): An unusual opportunity should be looked at carefully before you decide to participate. Not everything will be as clear as someone suggests. Soul-searching will be required if you want to avoid trouble. Don't make promises you cannot keep. 3 stars
CANCER (June 21-July 22): Look over contracts or financial statements and make adjustments. Negotiate on your own behalf and you'll discover you are more apt to get what you want. An interesting proposal that allows you to do something you enjoy looks promising. 5 stars
LEO (July 23-Aug. 22): You'll tend to take on too much emotionally, physically and financially. Question any expenditure and look for ways to minimize your costs. Concentrate on your health, diet and exercise. Eliminate poor habits and stop hanging out with people who are unpredictable. 2 stars
VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22): You've got all the right moves when it comes to interacting with others and dealing with children, elders, peers or your lover, but when it comes to handling your finances or joint money matters, setbacks can be expected. 4 stars
LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 22): A rare opportunity will open up through a past acquaintance or colleague. Consider the pros and cons and figure out the best way to let people close to you know your decision. Don't expect unanimous approval. Offer incentives to ease negativity. 3 stars
SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. 21): Catch up on correspondence. Address emails and messages that can change your schedule. Once you know where you stand and what needs to be done, you'll be in a better position to make personal plans. Added discipline will encourage a healthier lifestyle. 3 stars
SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21): It's best to be secretive about your plans until you have worked out all the details. Trying to present something too soon will cause resistance from the very people you need to support you. Pay close attention to cost, precision and presentation. 3 stars
CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19): Look for alternative moneymaking options. Start a small business or offer a service in your community that is greatly needed and geared toward helping others. Think big, but be reasonable. Success depends on your ability to follow through. 4 stars
AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18): Protect your health, and think twice before you indulge in something that can have negative side effects. Keep your private life a secret. Offering too much personal information will result in giving someone a chance to take advantage of you. 2 stars
PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20): You'll be given an opportunity to get involved in something that looks lucrative. Go over the fine print and change any clauses that don't favor your objective. Your time and diligence will ensure you come out on top. 5 stars