Born today, you are one of the most forward-thinking, forward-moving, imaginative individuals born under your sign -- and all of these traits complement one another and spring from the gifts with which you have been endowed by the stars. Such gifts include a positive outlook, an abiding curiosity, an eagerness to make the world a better place and a willingness to undergo all kinds of hardship in order to achieve your goals. Add it all up, and you are the definition of "modern" -- one who accepts the world as it is, understands the world as it was and envisions a world as it should be. You are tireless in your efforts to make the best of your life and improve the lives of those around you. Your generosity with your time, resources, energy and talents makes you sought-after by many in need. You are most effective when a situation is most serious.
You are quite interested in reform, and you understand that it often comes from within. Thus, you are always willing to engage in honest self-assessment in order to determine just what kind of change would best suit you at any given time, and how such change might improve your chances of success in the endeavors of your choice.
Also born on this date are: Amber Riley, singer and actress; Galileo Galilei, physicist and astronomer; Chris Farley, comedian; Matt Groening, cartoonist; Jane Seymour, actress; Susan B. Anthony, activist; Harvey Korman, actor and comedian; Melissa Manchester, singer; Cesar Romero, actor; John Barrymore, actor; Christopher McDonald, actor; Claire Bloom, 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.
THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 16
ARIES (March 21-April 19) -- You must have clear priorities if you're going to make sense of all that comes your way. Someone else holds a key.
TAURUS (April 20-May 20) -- Someone close to you may be surprised at how easily you let things go when the time comes. You won't be burdened by the past!
GEMINI (May 21-June 20) -- You don't want to tend to personal needs in any way that sends your emotions spinning off in all directions. Stay rooted, ordered and clear.
CANCER (June 21-July 22) -- A challenge coming your way is worth some close study before you attempt to do battle with it. You must dig deep to find the tools.
LEO (July 23-Aug. 22) -- What you hear may have little if anything to do with the truth. In fact, you will be the one revealing the truth when the time comes.
VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22) -- Further investigation will tell you what you want to know, and you'll realize that you have always been on the verge of the truth.
LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 22) -- What you expected to face may not come to pass. The availability of resources brings certain realities to the fore, and you must deal with them.
SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. 21) -- You may be unusually emotional, especially where an old friend is concerned. It could be that you're not quite finished.
SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21) -- No substitute will satisfy your need for something that is truly valuable only to you. You know what you need and how to find it.
CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19) -- You may think that you've got nothing going on that would warrant widespread interest, but you are completely mistaken!
AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18) -- You'll know when it's time to move out in a new direction. There will be all manner of signs giving you clear instructions.
PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20) -- You want to be a little more flexible so you can adjust to circumstances as they change all around you. This may require negotiation.