Chris Joannou, MacKenzie Phillips, Sinbad, Tim Rice.

Happy Birthday: Your swift and precise way of doing things will attract attention this year and should bring you some helping hands that believe in you and what you are trying to do. Your honest, sympathetic, do-gooder attitude will lead you to help the underdog and promote yourself at the same time.

ARIES (March 21-April 19): Try something different today. You will get the encouragement you need from friends and family. You will be able to develop a relationship with someone you have wanted to get to know better for some time.

TAURUS (April 20-May 20): You may have some financial problems if you haven’t taken care of legal matters. Be careful not to donate or lend cash to organizations or friends. A change may be in order.

GEMINI (May 21-June 20): Back away rather than using emotional manipulation to get your own way. Spend your time helping others or getting involved in a creative project that has sparked your interest.

CANCER (June 21-July 22): Something may be going on behind your back. Don’t give anyone a reason to gossip about you. Get back to basics and consider your true calling. Learning will come easy today.

LEO (July 23-Aug. 22): Your involvement in any networking organization will bring about some interesting proposals. Your ideas and convincing rhetoric will lead to a prominent position in any group you join.

VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22): Problems will arise if you try to get someone to do a job that was given to you. Do for yourself and prepare to compensate for others’ lack of competence. Don’t be mesmerized by someone offering you false hope.

LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 22): You will have what it takes to charm everyone who crosses your path today. Consider mixing business with pleasure. You can develop a unique friendship with someone who shares your interests.

SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. 21): Set a budget and develop your skills as you work toward financial freedom. Be prepared to do a little damage control if someone has conveniently made you look bad. Work behind the scenes.

SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21): You may find it easy to strike up new partnerships, but be aware of empty promises. Someone you meet isn’t likely to portray true colors. Ask questions but be diplomatic.

CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19): Be prepared for someone to try to steal your ideas or take credit for your work. You’re on to something tangible and you need to act fast. Be secretive about your goals.

AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18): Your playful approach to everything you do will bring a fabulous response. You can learn a great deal if you are observant. You will receive recognition and attention today.

PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20): Don’t take everything so seriously today. Hear out the ideas of others. Develop some of your own ideas but do so on your own time.

Birthday Baby: You will stop at nothing to get what you want. You are an achiever and will make something useful out of anything you’re given. You have a vivid imagination and a creative outlook.

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