Born today, you have been endowed with a rare kind of tenacity. That, combined with your natural staying power, is sure to make you a hit wherever you go. That you can stick with something until it has reached its natural conclusion is a given, but what is even more important is that you will never compromise your ideals in order to reach your goals. As far as you are concerned, getting the job done -- and done well -- is far more important than any personal enjoyment or gains that may come your way.
You are a singular talent and a bright personality, and wherever you go you are likely to attract a great deal of attention. You are strong-willed to the point of being called "stubborn" by your rivals, and it's true that you stick to your guns, even in the face of a formidable challenge. Your reputation is, to you, everything.
Also born on this date are: Tim McGraw, singer; Judy Collins, singer; Ray Parker Jr., singer; Glenn Ford, actor; Joanna Lumley, actress; Kate Smith, singer; Rita Coolidge, singer; Dann Florek, actor; John Woo, director; Jack Paar, TV host.
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, MAY 2
ARIES (March 21-April 19) -- You don't want to do anything halfway today; be sure that you are able to commit fully and see things through. Much is at stake.
TAURUS (April 20-May 20) -- Civility is the key to success today, no matter whom you may encounter -- or why. It's important for you to take the high road right now.
GEMINI (May 21-June 20) -- What is it that attracts you to the situation you are considering right now? There are benefits and dangers -- but do you know which is which?
CANCER (June 21-July 22) -- You will have to step in today for someone who is unable to perform his or her duties as expected. This needn't be a permanent change.
LEO (July 23-Aug. 22) -- You may find yourself immersed in a new situation that requires you to think about familiar things in unfamiliar ways. You're learning!
VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22) -- Practicality must take precedence over any other concerns today; being able to do what is necessary in a safe and effective way is paramount.
LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 22) -- You may have trouble seeing everything in a positive light today, as something transpires that has you going to your dark place.
SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. 21) -- You will want to tend to some issues at home today before heading out on an adventure that is not of your making. Tie up loose ends.
SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21) -- Family members clash with friends, perhaps, over an issue that you were hesitant to bring up in the first place. You must deal with this!
CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19) -- It's a good day for testing the waters; you'll have to make a decision soon, but for now you can experiment with what suits you best.
AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18) -- A new arrival shakes things up, and has you wondering if your system is really all that you thought it was. Consider alterations.
PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20) -- You will want to go back and check your records, perhaps, to see if you really did what someone says you did. An apology may be in order.