Born today, you have a habit of coming from nowhere and taking charge, doing things that only you know how to do and getting results that are far more exciting and impressive than anyone might have expected. It's your ability to blend in as necessary that gives you a tremendous advantage, as you are often able to use the element of surprise to tip the scales in your direction and win the day. Indeed, you may well become known as someone who can snatch victory from the jaws of defeat as a matter of course -- but to you, doing so will never be routine! You love a challenge, and you will never abandon your efforts until you have reached your goals -- or until personal danger, or danger to others, simply makes it impossible to proceed. You are not careless or foolhardy.
Your ideals and beliefs are deeply rooted and unshakable; you aren't the kind to be dissuaded from what you ardently hold true -- by anyone, for any reason. Though some may call this "stubbornness," to you it is merely constancy and confidence.
Also born on this date are: Amy Adams, actress; Robert Plant, singer; Al Roker, television personality; Isaac Hayes, singer-songwriter; Ron Paul, politician; Benjamin Harrison, U.S. president; Don King, boxing promoter; Connie Chung, television journalist; H.P. Lovecraft, author; Ray Wise, actor; Jacqueline Susann, author; Peter Horton, actor; Misha Collins, actor; Andrew Garfield, actor; James Marsters, actor; Joan Allen, actress; Greg Bear, author.
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, AUGUST 21
ARIES (March 21-April 19) -- You may come to an important realization that increases your motivation and has you making an unusual new plan.
TAURUS (April 20-May 20) -- You may be asked to assess something that, in your view, cannot be quantified. It's time to devise some new methods of measurement.
GEMINI (May 21-June 20) -- Someone may have you ignoring your instincts for a time, but later in the day you'll realize that you were right all along.
CANCER (June 21-July 22) -- Your desire for something or someone is overriding your need for what is much more practical. You must decide which is more urgent.
LEO (July 23-Aug. 22) -- Things may seem unusually random to you at first, but when you take a closer look, you'll see that there is a method to the madness.
VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22) -- Focus on where you are going and how you are getting there, and don't let anyone distract you from what you know is most important.
LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 22) -- You'll be facing a formidable adversary, and though you know him or her very well, there may be something to surprise you, too.
SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. 21) -- Get as much information as you can so that you can paint a picture of what lies ahead in your mind. Visualization is essential!
SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21) -- You need details if you're going to make an important decision before nightfall. Those who are in the know may be uncooperative.
CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19) -- You may be facing something complicated, but you can apply a great deal of brainpower and intuition to the problem.
AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18) -- You'll be separated from someone you love, but not for long. Avoid any sort of panic, and know that this is a necessary sacrifice.
PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20) -- You mustn't stand in your own way. Avoid doing anything that could possibly get you mired in a situation you cannot control.