Born today, you can be something of a loose cannon, with a willingness, even an eagerness, to jump into things headfirst, and a personality that others might call "bigger than life." There is even, at times, something rather ridiculous about you, but in the truest sense: Others may ridicule your energy, your manner and your unique way with words! But for all that, you are an honest, honorable, hard-working and loyal individual who will give his or her all to a worthy cause, who will never turn his or her back on a friend, and who will always accept a challenge with dedication and resolve.
You are never one to make a promise you are not confident you can keep, and that kind of certainty attracts a great number of people into your orbit. There may be times when you must, of necessity, go back on your word, but that is never your doing; it is rather the unavoidable result of unfortunate circumstances.
Also born on this date are: Macaulay Culkin, actor; Chris Pine, actor; Branford Marsalis, musician; Geraldine Ferraro, politician; Ben Bradlee, newspaper editor; Mother Teresa, humanitarian; Christopher Isherwood, writer.
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, AUGUST 27
ARIES (March 21-April 19) -- Take care that you aren't so busy trying to tell others what to do that you forget to look after yourself in the process!
TAURUS (April 20-May 20) -- Now is no time to argue over petty details; you and your team must be willing and able to work together if you're going to move forward.
GEMINI (May 21-June 20) -- You may have to compromise your standards just a bit if you want to come away with anything tangible. Later you can raise the bar.
CANCER (June 21-July 22) -- You're heading into a situation that will require you to bring all of your major talents to bear in a new and challenging way.
LEO (July 23-Aug. 22) -- You are busy doing something very much worthwhile, and yet you may wish you were doing something altogether different.
VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22) -- Give yourself more choices; don't restrict yourself only to those things that have worked for you before.
LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 22) -- Your spirits are likely to be raised considerably when a Scorpio or Aquarius native arrives on the scene. This is a fun partnership!
SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. 21) -- You are in the mood to try something new, but take care that you don't sacrifice something dear to you in the process.
SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21) -- You may feel as though your emotions are taking you for a ride you cannot control, but today you'll get a handle on a key issue.
CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19) -- You want to simplify your life in certain ways, and you can begin by saying no to an offer that will only distract you.
AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18) -- Now is the time for you to put all of your eggs into one basket and hope for the best. It's a gamble, all right, but the odds are with you.
PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20) -- Your attention to certain key issues will keep you and others from falling headlong into a situation that is best avoided.