Born today, you are likely to prove a model of self-awareness and self-control by the time you reach your maturity -- which is likely to be later than most -- but when you are young, you may be quite incapable of determining just who you are, what you should do and what activities, people and indulgences are good or bad for you in the long run. Fortunately, you can learn from your mistakes -- which is why you will, eventually, know yourself so well. Ultimately, you will be the kind of person other people want to be.
You can be highly critical of others because, as is only natural, you are highly critical of yourself. This doesn't mean you go through life disappointed and distressed; on the contrary, you know how to maintain a surprising levity even when you are on the lookout for all that is wrong in the world.
Also born on this date are: Robert Downey Jr., actor; Heath Ledger, actor; Maya Angelou, poet; Anthony Perkins, actor; Muddy Waters, musician; Craig T. Nelson, actor; Nancy McKeon, actress; Christine Lahti, actress; Barry Pepper, actor.
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.
SUNDAY, APRIL 5
ARIES (March 21-April 19) -- When the time comes for you to cover for someone today, you'll want to be ready. This will require more than routine preparations.
TAURUS (April 20-May 20 -- You may find yourself waiting on someone who was not aware of the need to stick to a tight schedule. You may have to fill in some blanks.
GEMINI (May 21-June 20) -- It's important to set some reachable goals for yourself today, hour by hour, minute by minute. No one else needs to know what is driving you.
CANCER (June 21-July 22) -- What you do today will certainly be worthy of praise when all is said and done, though not everyone will appreciate it right away.
LEO (July 23-Aug. 22) -- You must not be deceived by someone who is working at cross-purposes. Stick to what you have planned and what you do best -- and don't dawdle!
VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22) -- Why use two words when one will suffice? Efficiency in all things will be rewarded today, and it begins with the way you communicate with others.
LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 22) -- Your positive attitude needn't be threatened by anyone today, regardless of what he or she might do or say. You fly above the fray.
SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. 21) -- It's likely that you will get wind of criticism that has not been offered to you directly -- but there's no need to respond in kind, surely.
SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21) -- The information you receive today proves faulty in some respects, but you can avoid any setbacks by making instinctive corrections to it.
CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19) -- A rough start is to be expected today, but it needn't sour you to what you are likely to experience throughout the rest of the day.
AQUARIUS (Jan. 29-Feb. 18) -- You'll likely play an important role in someone's affairs today -- but you're not going to want to be called out by name, surely.
PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20) -- If you're expecting things to present themselves in an organized fashion today, you're in for a disappointment. Much will require sorting out.