Born today, you possess a certain quiet intensity and strength, and the combination is sure to make you quite formidable where career advancement is concerned; you're not one to be overlooked, ignored or placated in your attempts to get ahead, but rather you will insist, by virtue of your nature and manner, on being taken seriously. You make friends easily, and you are quite comfortable in large groups of people -- but that doesn't mean you are overly communicative. On the contrary, you hold your cards very close to the vest. You take things seriously, and there are those who might accuse you of taking yourself too seriously -- but they do not know you well, for you are quite able to laugh at yourself.
You can be covetous of another's success, and you often want what others have. This can lead to conflict when your desires clash with another's. In such situations it's always good for you to take a step back and realize that you must take only what you have earned, and not pilfer what is someone else's by rights!
Also born on this date are: Forest Whitaker, actor; Linda Ronstadt, singer; Diane Kruger, actress; Rembrandt, painter; Jesse Ventura, wrestler and politician; Alex Karras, football player and actor; Clement Moore, author and poet.
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.
TUESDAY, JULY 16
ARIES (March 21-April 19) -- Something that is just beginning may be both exciting and frightening -- or are you mistaking one emotion for the other? Keep moving forward.
TAURUS (April 20-May 20) -- You feel more connected to those who are far more distant than you might prefer. Information comes to you through back channels, perhaps.
GEMINI (May 21-June 20) -- You can profit from someone else's errors today, but take care that you don't come to depend on this mode of progress. Work on self-sufficiency.
CANCER (June 21-July 22) -- You don't have to jump at the first thing that comes into your head today. Success is a process, and you must take your time to navigate it.
LEO (July 23-Aug. 22) -- Difficulties may surprise you today, as they are likely to arise in the most unusual of areas -- and something new proves to be quite simple.
VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22) -- You can expect someone to throw you quite a challenge today -- but you're equipped to handle almost anything that comes your way.
LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 22) -- Now is no time to keep your feelings to yourself, especially where a budding romance is concerned. You must face certain things openly.
SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. 21) -- That which doesn't come easily to you is likely to be the most important thing you can do today. The lessons learned will stay with you.
SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21) -- It's a good day to solicit help, as those who are in a position to provide it understand just what you need -- and why. Just ask!
CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19) -- You can prove that you are stronger than anyone else might suppose today by doing something that takes everyone very much by surprise.
AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18) -- You can demonstrate unusual kindness today. Give someone what is asked for -- but do it in your own way. Share info with partners.
PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20) -- You can expect someone to step in and try to control what is going on, but you have a knack for keeping everyone involved in just the right ways.