CELEBRITIES BORN ON THIS DAY: Avril Lavigne, Meat Loaf, Shaun Cassidy, Greg Morris.

Happy Birthday: You are about to embark on a year of opportunities, so don’t procrastinate. Set your goals, focus on what you want to obtain and refuse to let anyone or anything hold you back.

ARIES (March 21-April 19): Work should be your prime concern today. You may be in an amorous mood, but clear up unfinished business before you engage in pleasure.

TAURUS (April 20-May 20): Your ideas will be better than you realize. Share your thoughts and someone will recognize your potential.

GEMINI (May 21-June 20): You may have some interesting concepts, but someone you work with is likely to put them down or try to take ownership. Protect yourself in whatever way possible.

CANCER (June 21-July 22): You will find some interesting information about someone you know. Let the fun and games begin. You will be able to bask in the spotlight today.

LEO (July 23-Aug. 22): You may feel as if you are up against an insurmountable force financially or legally, but if you take a unique approach, you will come out on top.

VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22): Lots can happen if you are willing to take a bit of a risk. Partnerships are apparent and can benefit you professionally and personally.

LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 22): Take a different approach when dealing with colleagues or friends. Work-related events will lead to an interesting opportunity.

SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. 21): You will be hard to resist, so turn on your charm and prepare to drum up the backing required to help you reach your goals. Take advantage of an opportunity for romance.

SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21): Not everyone will see things your way today. Focus on your investments, real estate or helping an older family member and you will bypass some of the turmoil.

CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19): Visit people who can offer you the knowledge needed to proceed down the path you have chosen. You can make a lasting impression on someone who counts.

AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18): You may be stuck in the past, wondering about the choices you made. It’s never too late to reinvent yourself or your life.

PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20): You may take things personally today even if it’s not about you. Concentrate on what you can do for others and show your creative potential.

Birthday Baby: Your dynamic, intellectual way of dealing with life and people will always win you a spot in the limelight. You are empathetic and caring and win favors for your kindness.

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