CELEBRITIES BORN ON THIS DAY: Mariah Carey, 40; Quentin Tarantino, 47; Xuxa, 47; Michael York, 68.
Happy Birthday: It’s up to you to strive for perfection and to make your dreams a reality. Don’t let uncertainty rule. You may face conflict but that should only make you more determined to forge ahead. Follow your path and do your research. You’ll find the facts you need to make the right personal, professional and financial changes.
ARIES (March 21-April 19): You need to test your skills. Get active and you’ll be surprised what you can accomplish. Love will take on a mysterious edge that may leave you wondering where you stand. Let your experience and originality take over.
TAURUS (April 20-May 20): Someone will take advantage of you if you don’t do your homework. Don’t leave anything to chance and don’t let anger and stubbornness cause you to make a foolish mistake. Stick to the things you know and do best. Your choice will control the outcome.
GEMINI (May 21-June 20): Problems at home will surface if you don’t keep things out in the open. Volunteer to help an organization you believe in and you will enhance your reputation. Keeping busy will help you stay out of trouble.
CANCER (June 21-July 22): An opportunity to work will lead to new professional options. Communications and transportation will be riddled with confusion. Take down directions or instructions carefully.
LEO (July 23-Aug. 22): Don’t feel bad if you can’t do everything that’s asked of you. A money matter may be entwined in an emotional situation that makes it difficult for you to say no. Offer suggestions, not cash.
VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22): You may end up with a responsibility that costs you financially as well as emotionally. A partnership you are involved in may face some difficulty. Put family and domestic responsibilities first.
LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 22): Take care of family business or you may be held responsible for something that doesn’t get done on time. Uncertainty regarding a job will cause you to second guess what you are doing and where you are heading. Don’t waffle under pressure.
SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. 21): Make a personal move that will free up cash and allow you the freedom to work on some of the projects you have had to put on the back burner. Money is heading your way and an opportunity that will allow you to try something altogether different will interest you.
SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21): You may feel like avoiding someone you’ve promised something to but, if you aren’t following through, be straightforward about your change of plans. You will be in a high cycle regarding love and romance. Chances are good it will take up your time, interest and hard-earned cash.
CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19): Don’t count on someone coming through with something you’ve requested. Be ready to jump in and take over whatever needs to be done. A relationship you have with a friend or neighbor is likely to face difficulty.
AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18): If you are straight about what you want or expect, you will find out what you can and cannot have. A relationship can change your way of life. An offer will help you secure the money you need for something you want to pursue.
PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20): You may need to take care of someone who is going through a rough time. Don’t let this drag you down or cause uncertainties in your personal life. Talk things over with the people who count and you will come up with a workable solution.
Birthday Baby: You are creative, original and strive for perfection. You have humor, intelligence and charm.