Born today, you know the difference between the truth and a lie, between honesty and deceit, between good and bad, and you're not one to let anyone or anything shake your confidence in your views, perceptions and ideals. You are never one to offer flattery in place of the truth, for to do so would be to compromise everything you stand for and give others the advantage over you in virtually every conceivable situation. You demand that others earn your respect, and you are more than willing to earn the respect of others as well -- and once you have done so, you're not likely to lose it. You are a thoughtful, insightful and stable individual who can stand tall in the face of a challenge, even when all those around you are trying to escape. You often believe that actions speak louder than words -- and you prove it time and time again.
Though you are by nature a peacemaker who can ease tensions between warring parties like no other, you can also go to war when you have to, to protect yourself and your ideals from what is usually an unwarranted onslaught. Still, you are never vindictive; you can lay down your arms as quickly as you took them up and forgive.
Also born on this date are: Bob Marley, reggae singer and musician; Babe Ruth, baseball player; Ronald Reagan, actor, California governor and U.S. president; Axl Rose, singer; Rick Astley, singer; Natalie Cole, singer; Zsa Zsa Gabor, actress; Fabian, singer; Mike Farrell, actor; Tom Brokaw, newsman; Rip Torn, actor; Patrick Macnee, actor; Mary Leakey, paleoanthropologist; Mamie Van Doren, actress; Robert Townsend, actor and filmmaker; Aaron Burr, U.S. vice president; Haskell Wexler, cinematographer; Kathy Najimy, actress; Francois Truffaut, filmmaker.
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, FEBRUARY 7
ARIES (March 21-April 19) -- You're seeking something that may not mean all that much to others, but that doesn't mean that no one is going to stand in your way. Be ready.
TAURUS (April 20-May 20) -- You must sort through information with great care today as you try to come up with an explanation for something that baffles many others.
GEMINI (May 21-June 20) -- You can avoid any long-term or permanent setback today simply by doing what comes naturally. You know when a thing is good or bad!
CANCER (June 21-July 22) -- You are not willing to jump on the bandwagon today, especially since you know that most of those who have are dealing in falsehoods and deceptions.
LEO (July 23-Aug. 22) -- You must avoid any appearance of hypocrisy today -- at any cost. If others cannot depend on you and trust your word, then you're in a losing battle.
VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22) -- You enjoy starting your day in a manner that keeps your spirits high and your outlook positive -- but that may not be entirely possible today.
LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 22) -- First impressions may be wildly misleading today. Do some digging and you'll uncover some disconcerting facts, surely.
SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. 21) -- Despite what others are telling you, you know what must be done today -- before anything else. It's time to do what you know is right.
SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21) -- Your reputation is on the line today, whether you know it or not. A longtime supporter is willing to stick his neck out for you.
CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19) -- You may not be entirely aware of the dangers that surround you at this time. Take any and all precautions, but by all means remain flexible.
AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18) -- Your expectations may not be all that realistic today, and yet you're not yet willing to budge. What is it that keeps you on this one track?
PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20) -- You're sure to ask some difficult questions today, and the unspoken reactions you get from others will tell you more than any answers.