Groucho Marx, Sting, Donna Karan, Rex Reed.

Happy Birthday: Stand up for your beliefs. You will have to be brave and ready to accept change. It’s time to take a bit of a chance. Persistence will be your middle name and anyone who gets in your way or who tries to slow you down should quickly be put in his place. It’s payback time.

ARIES (March 21-April 19): You won’t be treated fairly by others if you let them take control. Focus on what you can do to make your life easier and ensure future advancement.

TAURUS (April 20-May 20): Revisit hobbies you’ve left unfinished. A greater involvement with experienced people will lead to interesting talks and possible partnerships. Self-improvement will pay off.

GEMINI (May 21-June 20): You may have to take care of some business today that isn’t your responsibility. Don’t complain – just do it. Be honest with yourself and with others.

CANCER (June 21-July 22): You may be holding back just when you should be letting your thoughts and feelings be known. Clear your mind of worry and take advantage of opportunities to get ahead professionally or financially.

LEO (July 23-Aug. 22): Mix business with pleasure. You will shine at social events and, if you promote your ideas, you will pick up the support you need. Persistence will pay off.

VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22): Be persuasive, aggressive and specific. A hobby you have been nurturing could turn into a lucrative activity. Get back to basics.

LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 22): You may have a problem with relatives today. Expect delays. Stay out of the way and work quietly by yourself. This is no time to argue.

SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. 21): Your determination and stamina will heighten your reputation and help you close deals. This is a perfect day to do a little hands-on work by visiting clients or having a one-on-one conversation with potential partners.

SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21): You may not be doing well emotionally today, but when it comes to work and making money, you should be able to push through some good deals. Don’t let your personal life slow you down.

CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19): Attend a conference or seminar to explore the possibilities available to you. Know your options and put your plans into play.

AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18): Be aware that secret information may be withheld, so ask pertinent questions. If you don’t have to rely on others, don’t. You will accomplish the most if you go it alone.

PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20): Favors will be granted as long as you stay calm. Look into home improvement projects. Do things with youngsters. A responsibility you have may lead you into a moneymaking venture.

Birthday Baby: You are always on the fast track, but you are compassionate to those who can’t keep up. You are not afraid of hardship and you’ll face any opposition with determination, strength and positive thought.

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