Born today, you like to think of yourself as irrepressible, indomitable and, by all means, the most important person in your life. While you are certainly given to hyperbole, you are also something of an egotist, and the last of the above is certainly correct: You are absolutely the star of your own life! This is not necessarily a criticism -- though some will criticize you for it -- as you are also able to laugh at yourself more than most. You are quite able to focus on the needs of those around you, and while you may well be your own No. 1, you have the energy, the vision, the generosity and the resources necessary to do good things for others, and do them often. You can surely have a real impact.
You are driven to excel, and you may often succeed at endeavors for which others might think you are singularly unsuited. You enjoy taking on the impossible, and it is this that is likely to result in your accomplishing many firsts in your lifetime. You are widely admired.
Also born on this date are: Arnold Schwarzenegger, actor and politician; Henry Ford, automotive magnate; Lisa Kudrow, actress; Richard Linklater, filmmaker; Vivica A. Fox, actress; Christopher Nolan, filmmaker; Hilary Swank, actress; Laurence Fishburne, actor; Kate Bush, singer; Paul Anka, singer; Alton Brown, celebrity chef; Emily Bronte, author; Jean Reno, actor; Casey Stengel, baseball player; Delta Burke, actress; Simon Baker, actor.
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.
SUNDAY, JULY 31
ARIES (March 21-April 19) -- You must consider the consequences of your actions -- especially over the long term. Don't just do things without a thought for others.
TAURUS (April 20-May 20) -- Certain dangers can be avoided, but only if you've been keeping up with your studies and have up-to-date information at your fingertips.
GEMINI (May 21-June 20) -- You'll be recognized for a recent contribution, though you may be the target of criticism from those who question your motives.
CANCER (June 21-July 22) -- You mustn't overindulge. Set strict limits for yourself and observe them at all times, lest you endanger yourself unknowingly.
LEO (July 23-Aug. 22) -- You may receive more than one invitation. Each is important in its own way, but you have a sense that one offers an unusual opportunity.
VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22) -- You may be trying to do too many things at once. Pare down, and see if you can't find a compromise that affords you some peace of mind.
LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 22) -- An uncomfortable situation that you thought was resolved proves to be quite active. Only with the help of a friend can you avoid it.
SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. 21) -- You are eager to have more people see what you are up to these days, as you believe that this will propel you to a higher level.
SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21) -- You'll want to wait for someone in your inner circle to catch up to you before moving on to something new and different.
CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19) -- You may surprise even those who know you best when you demonstrate a certain skill that has not been on display before.
AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18) -- You mustn't keep silent! When given the opportunity to share your views, you will certainly want to do so -- openly and honestly.
PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20) -- You feel yourself being pulled in a certain direction despite your sense that this is not something that will be good for you.