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CELEBRITIES BORN ON THIS DAY: Rihanna, 32; Brian Littrell, 45; Willie Garson, 56; Sidney Poitier, 93.
Birthday Baby: You are innovative, curious and independent. You are strong-willed and persistent.
Happy Birthday: Size up situations, and make whatever move you feel will benefit you most. Putting energy behind your ideas instead of trying to get others to do things for you will make your pursuits more meaningful moving forward. Dump unnecessary baggage, and you'll have the freedom to take advantage of whatever comes your way. Your experience will pay off. Your numbers are 2, 8, 14, 21, 25, 34, 47.
ARIES (March 21-April 19): Don't wait for something to go wrong. Be counterintuitive and active, and make adjustments that will help lighten any problem you can foresee. Being prepared and having alternatives in place are your best defenses. Put yourself first. 2 stars
TAURUS (April 20-May 20): Don't get upset when you should get moving. Embrace change and challenges openly, and you will gain experience as well as achievements. Look at the possibilities, but use discretion and moderation as you move forward. Traveling and learning are favored. 5 stars
GEMINI (May 21-June 20): Don't play with the devil. Avoid getting involved in tempting offers that sound too good to be true. Do your own thing, and avoid being taken advantage of by someone who is out for his or her gain. 3 stars
CANCER (June 21-July 22): Make adjustments to your personal or professional contracts. Tie up loose ends, and make a point to take better care of your health. An opportunity is heading down the pipeline. Don't hesitate, or you may miss out on a prosperous prospect. 3 stars
LEO (July 23-Aug. 22): Let's get physical. Take pride in the way you look, how you feel and the way you handle meaningful relationships. Don't worry about what others are doing. Stick to what you know works best for you. A personal gain should be your priority. 3 stars
VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22): Everything will fall into place if you follow your heart and your basic instincts. A change you want to make will give you more freedom to work on an idea you want to pursue. A past partner is likely to surface. 5 stars
LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 22): Work alone. Refuse to let anyone interfere in your business or put pressure on you to do something you don't want to do. Deception is apparent. Verify any information you receive before you take action. 2 stars
SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. 21): Do things your way. It's OK to take an obscure route to reach your goal. Your uniqueness is what makes you so special. You can accomplish plenty if you follow your intuition and use your intelligence to reach your goal. 4 stars
SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21): Pay attention to what and who are important to you. Don't let someone cause doubt or uncertainty between you and someone you love. Meddling and deception are likely if someone is out for his or her gain. 3 stars
CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19): Say what's on your mind, and you will get your way. Your determination and perception will help you reach your goal. Now is not the time to sit back when there is no potential to gain ground. Rid yourself of dead weight. 3 stars
AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18): Take time to enjoy what and who interests you. Participating in causes you care about will lead to exciting people, plans and new beginnings. Personal improvements are favored, and romance will give you an added boost. 3 stars
PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20): Wheel and deal. Keep your life mysterious, and focus on professional gain. You will intrigue the people you encounter, putting you in an influential position with plenty to gain. A humanitarian outlook will win acceptance. Think big. 4 stars