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: Hannah Simone, 42; Michael Ealy, 49; Martin Sheen, 82; Tony Bennett, 96.
Birthday Baby: You are forceful, persistent and dramatic. You are emotional and unpredictable.
Happy Birthday: Being a good listener will help you fly under the radar when faced with controversy. The information you gather will give you an inside view of what's possible and an advantage in competitive situations. Turn this year into one of progress, hard work and rewards that encourage you to let go of the past and move forward with optimism. Your numbers are 3, 11, 19, 25, 28, 36, 44.
ARIES (March 21-April 19): Push for what you want. Take charge of entertainment. Step into the spotlight and show everyone what you can contribute. Your attitude will make a difference to the reception you receive. Let charm, intellect and action be your calling cards. 3 stars
TAURUS (April 20-May 20): Listen to good advice and revise your plans to ensure success. Keep tabs on what's going on, but don't interfere in something that can disrupt your relationship with someone you love. Take better care of your health, reputation and position. 3 stars
GEMINI (May 21-June 20): You'll draw attention if you speak up and share your thoughts. Look for opportunities, and you'll come across something that makes you feel comfortable and excited about your future. Explore the possibilities and head in the direction that suits your lifestyle. 5 stars
CANCER (June 21-July 22): Take a step back from whatever situation you face and rethink your strategy. Too much of anything will set you back. Keep life simple, control your reactions and pursue long-term goals. Being insightful and resourceful is encouraged, and self-improvement is favored. 2 stars
LEO (July 23-Aug. 22): Refuse to let the changes others make lead you astray. Concentrate on what's important, and rely on intelligence to close deals. Don't expect to please everyone, but do your best to be fair and offer options to eliminate conflict. 4 stars
VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22): Change begins with you and your choices. Dig deep, and you'll discover what makes you happy. Incorporate your skills with plans that put a smile on your face. Take control and join forces with people who share your sentiments. 3 stars
LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 22): Don't let sentimentality take over. Revise your day to include putting your responsibilities behind you before moving on to enjoyable pastimes. Having the discipline and insight to do things right the first time will help you avoid criticism. 3 stars
SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. 21): Address issues that limit progress. Finish what you start before you move on to something new. Refuse to let things build up that will stand between you and what you need. Focus on health, emotional well-being and taking care of business. 3 stars
SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21): Money matters will escalate if you are too generous. Don't let anyone take advantage of your charitable attitude. Put more time and effort into your home, and invest in yourself and your future. Learn from the experts. 4 stars
CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19): Keep moving forward, regardless of what others do or say. Put your energy into transformation. Nurture relationships and adjust your living arrangements to suit your needs. You can't buy love, but you can earn respect. Romance will enhance your life. 2 stars
AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18): Don't let uncertainty throw you off course. Choose the path that interests you most, and don't worry about what everyone else pursues. Take responsibility for your happiness, and look for opportunities that encourage you to follow your heart. 5 stars
PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20): Wheel and deal until you get the results you want. A financial gain is possible if you invest in something familiar to you. A lifestyle change looks promising; however, you may require a push to head in a new direction. 3 stars