CELEBRITIES BORN ON THIS DAY: Jude Law, 33; Bryan “Dexter” Holland, 40; Jon Voight, 67; Mary Tyler Moore, 69

Happy Birthday: This year, you will find it easier to get around things that have caused you trouble in the past. A chance to adjust and manipulate situations will make you a key figure in whatever you are involved with. A push is all it will take to get what you want. Take action.

ARIES (March 21-April 19): Don’t take anything too seriously today. You should be out having fun. Travel or activities that bring you in touch with people from different backgrounds will give you unique ideas for the upcoming year.

TAURUS (April 20-May 20): Tie up loose ends and finish off any personal paperwork. This is a great time to invest in yourself, someone you love or your own home. Let an older relative help out.

GEMINI (May 21-June 20): Today, your imagination will run wild, and you should be able to come up with some amazing ideas. Don’t forget to lend a helping hand to someone who isn’t as versatile, mobile or able as you.

CANCER (June 21-July 22): A chance to get a deal finished before the end of the year looks good. Take a serious look at your future and where you see yourself headed. A move or a promotion are looking better all the time.

LEO (July 23-Aug. 22): You will be a strong force that will rule whatever arena you play in today. Expect someone to be jealous – stay calm and let your adversary be the one to look bad. You can get involved in a workable partnership.

VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22): Trouble is probably brewing on the home front. Someone will be just waiting for you to make a mistake. Stick to what you know, and don’t let anyone lead you into unfamiliar territory.

LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 22): Be creative in your choices and you will reach your goals. Take on something a little different or put an interesting twist on something you already do. Put your plans into motion before year-end.

SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. 21): Get your act together and go after your goals. Recognition will be yours if you push for the spotlight. A different approach to something you do well will take everyone by storm.

SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21): Lending a helping hand to others will position you well for advancement in the future. A chance to solve some problems for others will separate you from the crowd. Don’t be afraid to be a little different.

CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19): You’ll have a lot to ponder over as the year comes to a close. There are so many decisions to make and directions that you can take. You are overdue for a change. Make it and move forward.

AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18): You may have to do a bit of traveling today to find a solution to an ongoing situation. Don’t let anyone provoke you. An argument will not be worth your time and effort. You can help someone you think highly of.

PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20): If someone wants to argue or do things differently, don’t put up a fuss. You can make a difference even if you only stop to listen to someone’s troubles. A problem with someone you work with may make you feel insecure.

Birthday Baby: You are inventive, imaginative and intuitive. You are always looking for excitement; you’re unpredictable and ready to take action.

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