Geraldo Rivera, Neil Simon, Ann Landers, Abigail Van Buren.

Happy Birthday: Your efforts will be recognized. Your ability to get along with others, coupled with your patience, tolerance and competence, will lead you in a positive and prosperous direction. The time is right; put in the effort.

ARIES (March 21-April 19): Apply yourself where work and making money are concerned. A little extra effort at work could get you the raise or position that you are looking for.

TAURUS (April 20-May 20): Try to fit everything in, but don’t run yourself ragged today. Make sure that the things you do are your choice and not what others would like you to do.

GEMINI (May 21-June 20): Don’t take everything said at face value. Accepting a deal too quickly will lead to regrets. Distance yourself and ask a friend for an objective point of view.

CANCER (June 21-July 22): Don’t let depression hold you back or stop you from joining a group that could lead to love or a new friendship. Stick to your budget regardless of what your friends say.

LEO (July 23-Aug. 22): This can be a great day for professional gains. Your excitement regarding your latest project will show everyone around you how competitive and dedicated you are.

VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22): Concentrate on doing things that will satisfy your own needs. Loosen up a little bit and enjoy life a little more. Travel will bring you in contact with people from your past.

LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 22): Don’t hold yourself back. You have everything going for you except confidence. Let go of past regrets and current burdens. Lift that dark cloud and allow your creative ideas to flow.

SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. 21): Start to participate in organizations you believe in. You have great suggestions and ideas that can make a difference. Friendships that form along the way will lead to future projects.

SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21): Be careful how you word things today. You may end up being at the helm of a dispute. Avoid getting involved in other people’s business.

CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19): Visualize where you see yourself in five years. This is the perfect day to summarize a game plan that will help you initiate any changes required to reach your long-term goals.

AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18): Put your money into real estate, raising the value of your home or other long-term investments, and you will prosper. You are up for wins, rewards or gifts today, but that doesn’t mean you should buy a lot of lottery tickets.

PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20): If you become too emotional, you may not make the best choices. Take your time and think about what you really want. You can make a solid commitment that will be good for your future.

Birthday Baby: You will be exceptionally precise in all that you do. You will have set goals, rules and standards that you will live by. You will be energetic, engaging and eccentric.

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