Born today, you are perhaps one of the most thoughtful and courteous individuals born under your sign, and your care for other human beings informs almost everything you do -- both personally and professionally. This is not to suggest, of course, that you are without concern for your own well-being or advancement; on the contrary, you desire contentment and success as much as anyone, but you are determined to win it through behavior and work that benefits those around you even as it benefits yourself. You recognize that living in the world means contributing to it, and you want to be a useful contributor at all times.
You know how important events of the past have been in shaping the present, and you are confident that the present will have a major impact on the future -- and that future depends on your ability to do good, even when others may be working against you. You want to be remembered in the right way.
Also born on this date are: Maria Schell, actress; Margaret O'Brien, actress; Charo, entertainer; Aristotle Onassis, shipping magnate; Edward Teller, physicist; Gene Krupa, big band drummer; Martin Luther King Jr., civil rights leader; Gamal Nasser, Egyptian leader.
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.
WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 16
ARIES (March 21-April 19) -- You may feel it's time to strike out in a new direction, but today you'll have to tie up a few loose ends before considering any real change.
TAURUS (April 20-May 20) -- You are operating under a few assumptions today that can prove dangerous if you don't temper them with knowledge of one or two key facts.
GEMINI (May 21-June 20) -- You may be waiting to hear from a friend or loved one about his or her success far from home before heading out in that direction yourself.
CANCER (June 21-July 22) -- You can't afford to make mistakes today that may lead you down a path of no return. Stick to what you know, and use caution.
LEO (July 23-Aug. 22) -- You're desperately in need of something new in the way of personal experience -- but the only option available to you today may be quite dangerous.
VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22) -- You have a few stories to tell today that can inspire others to achieve things beyond their current imaginings. You know they can do it!
LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 22) -- You may learn something about an old friend today that has you eager to reconnect in some way. He or she has what you want.
SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. 21) -- You can put a brave front on for all to see, but the truth is that there is something you're facing at this time that really scares you.
SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21) -- You may be having trouble getting something new off the ground today -- but only because the time may not be quite right.
CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19) -- A conversation with a close friend is likely to reveal a few secrets that are worth sharing in more detail.
AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18) -- You can't pretend to know what someone else is thinking today if you expect to get to the bottom of a mystery involving both of you, plus another.
PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20) -- You may not know just what is being asked of you today, but you'll be tempted to say "yes" just to break with your current routine.