CELEBRITIES BORN ON THIS DAY: Laura Dern, 39; Cliff Burton, 44; Roberta Flack, 67; Robert Wagner, 76.

Happy Birthday: Put the past behind you this year and only look at the realistic possibilities. Once you know what you can accomplish, nothing will stand in your way. Recognize your talents and believe in your abilities and so will everyone around you. Doing is what counts.

ARIES (March 21-April 19): Do what you can to make your home more comfortable without going over-budget. You may face some opposition from an emotional partner. Compromise and you will be able to get things accomplished.

TAURUS (April 20-May 20): You can expect someone to catch your eye or impress you today. Don’t be fooled into thinking you aren’t good enough or knowledgeable enough. You are likely to attract more attention than you realize.

GEMINI (May 21-June 20): What you do for others will count today. Your kindness will be considered an act of friendship and the loyalty you receive in return will enable you to get the help you need to complete something you’ve been working on.

CANCER (June 21-July 22): You can deal with emotional matters if you stick to the truth and you reinforce what it is you expect. An opportunity to meet someone who can alter your direction or help you change your course is apparent.

LEO (July 23-Aug. 22): Put everything you’ve got into making money, fixing up your home or taking care of personal business. An unorthodox approach to what needs to be done will probably work best for you. Consider what you can do to help someone going through tough times.

VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22): Plan to have some fun. The more you do away from home, the better. This is a perfect day to focus on love, relationships and social activities. You will influence more people if you are conservative, classy and show concern.

LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 22): You may send the wrong signals today. Try to be straightforward even if someone gives you a hard time. You may not feel up to dealing with pressing matters but avoiding them will only cause them to escalate.

SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. 21): If someone opposes you, try to work around this person. You have to be honest about the way you feel and where you see yourself in the future. If a partnership isn’t working, consider moving on.

SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21): Put more emphasis on what you can do and don’t waste time on the projects or matters that are stagnant. Look out for someone you know who is incapable of doing so for him- or herself. A problem regarding love and money may leave you feeling confused.

CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19): So much will depend on how you treat others today. Do your share; you will make tremendous gains. You can make some personal changes that will enhance your appearance. Social activities will lead to love and romance.

AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18): Tie up loose ends before you go out and have fun. You have to be responsible and allow everyone around you to do his or her own thing. The less controlling you are, the better you will do when it comes to love.

PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20): Set your mind on doing something that will bring you a little recognition. You can be highly creative today. Money will come into the equation but make sure you don’t set your price too high or too low.

Birthday Baby: You have an active mind and an empathetic spirit. You are hard working, diligent and will not give up until you have done what you set out to do. You are unique, changeable and unpredictable.

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