1 star: Avoid conflicts; work behind the scenes. 2 stars: You can accomplish, but don't rely on others. 3 stars: Focus and you'll reach your goals. 4 stars: Aim high; start new projects. 5 stars: Nothing can stop you; go for gold.
CELEBRITIES BORN ON THIS DAY: Mary Stuart Masterson, 56; John Cusack, 56; Kathy Bates, 74; Mel Brooks, 96.
Birthday Baby: You are sensitive, compassionate and unique. You are imaginative and inquiring.
Happy Birthday: Take care of your health and financial well-being. Leave nothing to chance, and don't rely on someone to take care of your responsibilities. Keep everything in perspective, and be rational regarding your expectations. It's OK to do things differently, but having a sound plan is essential. Strive for perfection, and you'll be happy with what transpires this year. Your numbers are 6, 17, 25, 28, 32, 38, 41.
ARIES (March 21-April 19): You've got your finger on the pulse. Use optimism and intelligence to get others to contribute to your plans. Don't get angry at the wrong person; take responsibility and channel your energy into accomplishment. Personal gain is near. 4 stars
TAURUS (April 20-May 20): Having a good attitude will help you navigate life. Don't feel you have to bend every time someone puts pressure on you. Be reasonable but also direct about what you want. Compromising and negotiating are your tickets to success. 3 stars
GEMINI (May 21-June 20): You can be a superstar if you direct your knowledge, experience and dedication toward something meaningful. Look at the big picture, and call on associates you trust to contribute something substantial. Personal growth is favored, and romance is in the stars. 3 stars
CANCER (June 21-July 22): Situations will not be as they appear. Question anyone offering something too good to be accurate, and don't let gullibility get you in trouble with someone who can influence your reputation or status. Speak the truth, and finish what you start. 3 stars
LEO (July 23-Aug. 22): Focus on acquiring knowledge, skills or information that can improve your health and well-being. Speak to experts, map out what's possible and maintain a budget that you can afford. A steady pace and hands-on effort will pay off. 3 stars
VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22): Pay attention to detail, and do your best to minimize whatever you can wherever possible. Your actions will have a more significant effect on what you are trying to accomplish than your words. Take matters into your hands, and get things done your way. 4 stars
LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 22): Someone close to you will be a poor influence or liability. Distance yourself from anyone lacking restraint or someone who's trying to bully you into something that isn't in your best interest. Look out for yourself, and take good care of your health. 2 stars
SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. 21): An open mind will inspire unique concepts. Toy with existing possibilities, and gather information that helps you develop your ideas. Address a domestic issue that can slow you down. Honesty is the best policy, even if it will prompt opposition. 5 stars
SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21): Pull in the best minds and those with skills that can help you use your persuasive charm to get what you want. Create an inviting space, and you'll be surprised how quickly things transpire. A partnership looks promising. 3 stars
CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19): Keep the peace, regardless of what others do. You'll come out on top. Ignore invitations that tempt you or can lead to emotional stress. Make work, promotions and getting things finished on time your priorities. 3 stars
AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18): Move things around to make your workspace or home more convenient. Don't let what others do lure you off course. Put your energy where it brings the highest return, and don't hesitate to present and promote what you accomplish. 3 stars
PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20): Don't let extravagance win, and don't be tempted by what others have or do. Follow the path that is conducive to reaching your long-term plans. A physical or mental challenge will put you at risk. Don't believe everything you hear. 5 stars