Born today, you may always be considered an up-and-comer, despite any past success you have enjoyed, simply because it is never certain what you will be doing next to stake your claim to fortune. You are capable of so many things that just when you have made your name at one thing, you are likely to turn about and do something else entirely different -- but no less successfully. You enjoy surprising your supporters and your critics alike; some may fault you for being unable to stick with something for very long, but you prefer to think of it as taking advantage of all of the opportunities presented to you.
You're not likely to be stopped in your tracks by any threat, no matter how serious. You may slow down for a time and go about your business in a more cautious fashion until the danger has passed, but you will always continue to move forward.
Also born on this date are: Simon Cowell, television personality; Toni Braxton, singer; Vladimir Putin, Russian president; Yo-Yo Ma, cellist; Diego da Silva Costa, soccer player; John Mellencamp, singer; June Allyson, actress; Desmond Tutu, humanitarian leader; Niels Bohr, scientist; Joy Behar, talk show host; Sherman Alexie, 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.
MONDAY, OCTOBER 8
ARIES (March 21-April 19) -- Others are gravitating toward you at this time, and though their reasons may be quite similar, you are not sure you know what they are.
TAURUS (April 20-May 20) -- You may be running out of something that is a key ingredient of your recent success. Take the time to restock -- or you'll have to change course.
GEMINI (May 21-June 20) -- You may be upended by something that happens entirely without your knowledge today. Looking back, you'll see how that could happen.
CANCER (June 21-July 22) -- You may be thinking a little too much about the past and not enough about the future. You should be able to sharpen your focus today.
LEO (July 23-Aug. 22) -- You must be more efficient in your self-expression today. Others are willing to listen, but not if you take up too much of their time.
VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22) -- You may be coming to the end of a project today. You'll have time to wrap things up nicely and set your sights on something new.
LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 22) -- You've been tasked with overseeing a certain project, but you don't fully know the scope of your authority. You know where to get the answer.
SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. 21) -- A portion of your work can be done on your time and in a manner that suits your current mood. Some, however, must follow given parameters.
SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21) -- You are likely to find yourself drifting between two points that are clearly exerting an as-yet unknown influence on you.
CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19) -- Remembering what you were told long ago by a trusted friend or mentor, you can speed up your efforts and secure a lasting victory.
AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18) -- One promise is kept while another is broken today. You must be willing to talk about why this happened -- and what it means for the future.
PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20) -- You may be too much "in your head" for your own good at this time. You must be willing to step out of your comfort zone for a while.