Born today, you enjoy nothing so much as solving puzzles, and because of this, you are sure to see a puzzle in almost everything you encounter in life -- and everyone. You aren't the kind to take things at face value; you want to probe beneath the surface to see what is there that cannot be detected by the naked eye, and that lies at the very heart of people and issues. Your exploratory nature is likely to manifest itself professionally, but not necessarily along expected or "traditional" lines.
Your emotional life may develop along at least two parallel lines, which means that it will be complex and difficult to navigate -- but never something that you cannot deal with simply by applying your considerable brainpower to the problem at hand. What you must avoid at all costs is making yourself vulnerable by wearing your heart on your sleeve; your feelings are your business -- now and always.
Also born on this date are: Elizabeth Gillies, actress; Sandra Bullock, actress; Mick Jagger, singer; Kate Beckinsale, actress; Kevin Spacey, actor; Helen Mirren, actress; Vivian Vance, actress; Stanley Kubrick, director.
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, JULY 27
ARIES (March 21-April 19) -- Be sure to focus on those tasks that will not wait. Family matters take priority later in the day, so you can set those aside for a while.
TAURUS (April 20-May 20) -- You'll have the chance to step in and clean up someone's mess today -- and, in fact, this is something you've been looking forward to.
GEMINI (May 21-June 20) -- Preparation is the key to success today. Be ready for what you are certain will come along, and you'll be able to deal with it in stride.
CANCER (June 21-July 22) -- Your expectations are likely to be both met and shattered -- but not in the same moment, surely! Many issues require your attention today.
LEO (July 23-Aug. 22) -- You may not fully understand what someone is up to today until you approach a certain problem from his or her point of view.
VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22) -- Take the time to follow another's progress today, and you'll be all the more prepared to do what you must when it's your turn.
LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 22) -- Not everything that transpires today has been devised with your betterment in mind -- but many opportunities are revealed to you.
SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. 21) -- Someone you know well takes you by surprise today, and you'll be left wondering how he or she gained such an advantage over you.
SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21) -- You are ready to begin the detail work on an important project. Many will offer help, but this is a phase you must handle on your own.
CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19) -- Responsibilities multiply today, and if you're not careful, you'll find yourself burning both ends of the candle.
AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18) -- Make sure you are fully aware of what is going on around you today -- all the way around you! Complete awareness is essential.
PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20) -- You may be growing tired of doing the same old things for the same old reasons. Today, you have the chance to try something entirely new.