Born today, you know how to weather criticism quite well -- though, naturally, it is not your favorite thing in the world! You consider it very much a part of being in the spotlight, and you are likely to be in the spotlight -- on a large or small scale -- often throughout your lifetime. You have the personality to thrust you into the limelight, and you have the skills to keep you there! You may not always be at the top, but you can certainly be competitive -- especially if you learn from experience and glean important lessons from the things that are said to you and about you in the course of your daily endeavors. You are able to provide something that almost everyone needs!
You may be quite emotional at times, but you will learn very quickly that emotional volatility and business success do not go hand in hand. When your temper flares, your efficiency and effectiveness suffer, surely -- as do your relationships, if you do not direct your anger carefully.
Also born on this date are: Sarah Ferguson, former Duchess of York; Emeril Lagasse, celebrity chef; Tanya Roberts, actress; Jim Palmer, baseball player; Penny Marshall, actress and director; Linda Lavin, actress.
To see what is in store for you tomorrow, find your birthday and read the corresponding paragraph. Let your birthday star be your daily guide.
TUESDAY, OCTOBER 16
ARIES (March 21-April 19) -- Information you receive may allow you to do things at a quicker pace than usual -- which gives you an advantage over the competition.
TAURUS (April 20-May 20) -- Someone you haven't seen for a while is just as excited as you are to begin a certain collaboration.
GEMINI (May 21-June 20) -- You can enjoy a great deal of harmony -- but it may require you to travel far from home at first. Things may work backward for a time.
CANCER (June 21-July 22) -- Someone will consider you his or her hero before the day is out -- and all because you were willing to say what had to be said.
LEO (July 23-Aug. 22) -- You may have to make certain adjustments as the day progresses, because your own plans did not take into account all current circumstances.
VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22) -- You know what you are after, and you know that it is possible to attain it -- provided you are allowed the freedom to maneuver.
LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 22) -- You're going to have to look at things in a more comprehensive way in order to get the actual meaning of them.
SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. 21) -- You don't want to be distracted in any way today. Keep your focus squarely fixed on your destination.
SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21) -- Things are getting a little more complicated than you had anticipated, but you can surely keep up if you use your time efficiently.
CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19) -- You'll have reason to celebrate a personal accomplishment today. What happens as a result may send things down an unusual path.
AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18) -- You'll want to protect your own sense of security today, and confidence results from an ability to remain autonomous.
PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20) -- There's no point in making excuses; rather than explain your errors, work to correct them as quickly as possible.