Jessica Marquez, Harry Hamlin, Henry Winkler, Grace Slick.

Happy Birthday: Your giving, compassionate nature will enhance your life and bring about some interesting new connections this year. You tend to be self-critical, but you have what it takes to be great, so start believing in what you’ve got to offer. Progress can be made if you take the initiative.

ARIES (March 21-April 19): Don’t take things said too literally today. Family discussions may get blown out of proportion. Think before you speak. Cool down before dealing with a sensitive issue.

TAURUS (April 20-May 20): You can make interesting and positive changes today. Alter your looks, change your image, develop a skill or hobby – now is the time. Someone who admires your work will take a personal interest in you.

GEMINI (May 21-June 20): Wheeling and dealing should be your intent today, especially with people you know quite well. Help an older relative with some everyday responsibilities.

CANCER (June 21-July 22): Romance will unfold whether you are single or already in a relationship. Your charm will win the hearts of those you encounter, so don’t be shy. Let your heart lead the way.

LEO (July 23-Aug. 22): Having a garage sale or turning your hobby into something prosperous should be your intent. Get the whole family to help. Open your doors to the neighbors.

VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22): You will discover that there are all sorts of ways to meet new people if you get involved in something unusual. Your restlessness is mounting, so satisfy your curious nature. Socializing will lead to romance.

LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 22): Be careful what you discuss today. Someone is likely to discourage you unnecessarily. Problems with someone you live with will escalate quickly. Back off and let this person cool down.

SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. 21): Talk about your future plans with a good friend and you will get a clearer picture of your situation. Romantic possibilities will develop with someone you meet through a friend.

SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21): Keep an eye on your money matters. Sudden changes in your financial situation are likely. Cover all necessary groundwork before making a financial promise to someone.

CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19): Stop worrying about business and start to enjoy yourself. Opportunities for romance will develop if you take a pleasure trip or attend a social event. Someone you meet will change the way you think.

AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18): Don’t overspend, especially if you are entertaining. You must stop anyone who has been trying to run your life. Start making the changes that you’ve been considering.

PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20): You will get recognition today for your creative endeavors and your ingenious ideas. Spending time with friends, relatives or neighbors will lead to some interesting conversations. You could meet someone who will make a difference to your future.

Birthday Baby: You have set ideas and are not likely to budge once you’ve made up your mind. Your courage and steadfast manner will help you see matters through to the end. You always stand up for the ones you love.

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