CELEBRITIES BORN ON THIS DAY: Patton Oswalt, 52; Alan Cumming, 56; Bridget Fonda, 57; Cris Collinsworth, 62.
Happy Birthday: Preparation will be essential this year. Go over every detail, and think matters through to the end before you jump into action. Situations will transform quickly, making it vital to keep everything updated and in its place. Well-thought-out plans and knowing what you want will help you reach the goals and receive the rewards you desire. Your numbers are 8, 11, 23, 25, 32, 39, 47.
ARIES (March 21-April 19): Refuse to let your emotions take over. Ease into situations that are likely to turn vicious. You’ll excel if you keep your thoughts to yourself and put your energy into getting things done. Make up your mind, and take care of business. 2 stars
TAURUS (April 20-May 20): Take a creative approach to whatever you do at work or home. The outcome, if handled uniquely, will capture interest and bring issues of concern to the forefront. Full disclosure will help you settle matters once and for all. 4 stars
GEMINI (May 21-June 20): Take care of matters concerning health, finances and government institutions. The less you leave unfinished, the easier it will be to move on to something new and exciting. Don’t feel you have to pay for someone’s mistake. 3 stars
CANCER (June 21-July 22): Share your thoughts and feelings, and you’ll find out exactly where you stand. A partnership will encourage you to use your imagination more when looking for solutions. Distance yourself from what’s unfolding, and see what transpires. Romance is on the rise. 3 stars
LEO (July 23-Aug. 22): Walk away from explosive situations. Arguing will not benefit you; it will add to your uncertainty. Control your emotions when dealing with meaningful relationships. It’s better to play it safe than to end up sorry. Focus on self-improvement, not changing others. 3 stars
VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22): Spend time with the people who bring out the best in you, and you will bring about a positive change that will benefit everyone. A chance to share your feelings with someone you love will turn out to be rewarding. 4 stars
LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 22): Proceed with caution. Situations will get blown out of proportion if you are too elaborate regarding the changes you want to make and their costs. Look for cheaper alternatives before you share your plans. Intelligence and charm will pay off. 2 stars
SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. 21): Make positive changes at home or to the way you live. Following your heart or living your dream is possible if you put in the time and effort to make it happen. Stop procrastinating; take care of unfinished business. 5 stars
SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21): Stop overspending unnecessarily. Put a budget in place based on your priorities. Refuse to give in to someone eager to use your hard-earned cash for their comfort. You can’t buy love. Offer kindness and support, not lavish gifts. 3 stars
CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19): Draw on your charm, finesse and mindfulness, and you will ward off a problem with someone looking for a fight. Take the initiative to go above and beyond the call of duty to keep the peace. Romance is encouraged. 3 stars
AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18): Be ready for whatever comes your way. Think fast, but don’t act prematurely. Timing is everything, and it’s essential to know when to make your move and when to sit tight. Smart moves require intelligence and precision. 3 stars
PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20): Reach out, find out how you can be of help and schmooze with people in a position to help you in return. Be innovative and demonstrative, and you will gain recognition for what you are trying to achieve. Romance is encouraged. 5 stars
Birthday Baby: You are passionate, endearing and complex. You are original and inspiring.
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