Born today, you are honest, genuine and forthright in almost all you do -- and yet you are likely to learn, even when young, that these admirable traits do not necessarily guarantee success, either professionally or personally. You must always assume there is work to be done if you are going to progress and reach your goals; you cannot simply expect to be rewarded for being the kind of person you are -- as positive as that might be. You do not have the most dedicated work ethic, however, and you may find it difficult to motivate yourself at times.
Let no one ever tell you that you are not loyal and generous with those in your own private circle; indeed, despite cries of nepotism, you are perfectly willing to reward those closest to you, especially family members and loved ones, with opportunity and responsibility. When you do make your mark, you're likely to do so in quite unexpected ways.
Also born on this date are: Lauren Tewes, actress; Mahalia Jackson, singer; Jaclyn Smith, actress and model; Cary Elwes, actor; Pat Sajak, TV game show host; Bob Hoskins, actor; Jackie Coogan, actor.
TUESDAY, OCTOBER 27
ARIES (March 21-April 19) -- You want something from a friend or supporter, but you're not being specific. Once you get past that one obstacle, you're home free.
TAURUS (April 20-May 20) -- The significance of a certain past development becomes quite clear to you today. You'll know quickly what to do and whom to do it with.
GEMINI (May 21-June 20) -- You needn't apologize for simply doing your job today. You're going to encounter criticism, but not for that. You must weather a storm.
CANCER (June 21-July 22) -- You may find yourself waiting for someone to finish his or her part of a job before you can even get started. Use the time well!
LEO (July 23-Aug. 22) -- You may have more on your plate today than you know how to manage at first. Take the time to assess your situation carefully.
VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22) -- You can capitalize on a mistake made some time ago. Until you were reminded of it, you had forgotten you made it -- but that's all changed now.
LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 22) -- If you ask for assistance you mustn't be taken aback when someone steps in and gives it. Your ability to see things fairly serves you well.
SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. 21) -- You can help someone choose the right words, the right time and the right place today -- and the results will benefit everyone involved.
SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21) -- The more specific you can be today, the better. Don't let yourself get lost in a loop of lofty thought that really doesn't get you anywhere.
CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19) -- You are able to do more than planned today -- provided you trust your circumstances and the people who are now on your side.
AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18) -- Teamwork results in far more today than what meets the eye. If you dig a little deeper, you'll identify what you've really accomplished.
PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20) -- While tending to your assigned tasks today, you can also participate in something that fills you with a greater sense of belonging.