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CELEBRITIES BORN ON THIS DAY: Taraji P. Henson, 48; Harry Connick Jr., 51; Virginia Madsen, 57; Scott Patterson, 60.
Birthday Baby: You are hardworking, diligent and ambitious. You are creative and persuasive.
Happy Birthday: Let the past be your barometer. Don't lose sight of what happened and who let you down. You have more options than you realize. Be clear when it comes to what you want and who you want to associate with. Choose wisely, and the changes that occur will bring you the rewards you desire. Your numbers are 5, 18, 21, 28, 36, 42, 49.
ARIES (March 21-April 19): Don't let emotions get in the way. Size up what's at stake and how much you can accomplish. If you stay focused on what's important instead giving a play-by-play account of what you are doing, you will avoid unnecessary interference. 3 stars
TAURUS (April 20-May 20): Listen, compare and be willing to make reasonable changes. An emotional situation will arise with one of your peers if you share too much personal information. Look for options that won't jeopardize your reputation or make you feel uncomfortable. 3 stars
GEMINI (May 21-June 20): Cover all aspects of a situation necessary to ensure you do a decent job. Observe what others are doing and avoid letting anyone tamper with your affairs. A change will turn into a learning experience. Be careful what you wish for. 5 stars
CANCER (June 21-July 22): Take time to figure out how you can make things better at home. A look at your relationships with loved ones will help you redefine how you restructure your everyday routine. Accommodating someone you love will pay off. 2 stars
LEO (July 23-Aug. 22): Take a close look at your relationships with others, and consider who brings out the best in you and who doesn't. Draw the line with anyone who is unpredictable or urges you to make poor choices. Be honest and cut ties. 4 stars
VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22): Don't hesitate to make subtle changes to the way you look or how you live. Doing your most to be your best will make an impression and attract people eager to work alongside you. Romance is highlighted. 3 stars
LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 22): Keeping up shouldn't be your concern. Do what feels comfortable and suits your budget. Letting someone else's expectations be your guide will lead to disappointment. Satisfy your needs and set goals that are reasonable, and satisfaction will be yours. 3 stars
SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. 21): Put greater emphasis on how you feel, and fit better health and diet practices into your everyday routine. If you look and feel your best, it will encourage you to do your own thing. Romance is in the stars. 3 stars
SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21): Watch what others do and listen to what they say. Someone will misinterpret or lead you astray, causing conflict with a friend, relative or peer. Don't let emotions intervene in your communication. Be direct regarding your thoughts and feelings. 4 stars
CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19): Avoid getting into heated discussions that can cause unwanted personal change. Stay focused on your personal papers, finances and legal matters. Refuse to let an emotional plea sway you from doing what's right. Stick to the script you prepared. 2 stars
AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18): Don't show anger or act impulsively when dealing with joint ventures. Protect against insult or injury and focus on positive change that will bring you greater stability. Take time out to rejuvenate and to rethink the best way to move forward. 5 stars
PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20): A financial gain looks promising. Make personal changes that will offset some of the problems or situations you want to put behind you. Use your imagination, and you will come up with an idea that will lead to success. 3 stars