CELEBRITIES BORN ON THIS DAY: Melissa Joan Hart, 30; Maria Bello, 39; Conan O’Brien, 43; James Woods, 59.

Happy Birthday: Don’t stop or give up just when you are about to make headway. Changes made this year will put you in a much more powerful position as the year comes to a close. Hard work, dedication and determination will pay off, so give your all to getting ahead.

ARIES (March 21-April 19): You need change in your life so that you can start working toward your future, making it beneficial for you and your loved ones. The more you do today, the greater your efforts will prove to become in the future.

TAURUS (April 20-May 20): Don’t give up so easily. A chance to make a financial move is apparent and should be put into play immediately. A partnership is looking very positive as long as the responsibilities are clearly laid out.

GEMINI (May 21-June 20): A partnership may need a little extra work today. Don’t be too quick to judge. Take a unique approach to issues that arise and you will entice others to see things your way.

CANCER (June 21-July 22): Do whatever you have to do to avoid controversy. Bend a little today if you want to keep the peace. Do something that will cheer you up. Shop or make an appointment at your local spa.

LEO (July 23-Aug. 22): You will be in command, knowing exactly how to make things go your way. Plan to have some fun with friends or a lover. Travel plans should be in the works. A conference will turn into an important event.

VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22): Don’t expect to get any help and you will be that much further ahead. Be careful how you handle delicate situations involving partnerships. Focus on what you know and what you do best and everything will turn out OK.

LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 22): Don’t get emotional about situations that arise. Instead, take a practical position and make your point known. Doing something a little out of the ordinary will spark an idea for a new project. Added discipline will help you take action.

SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. 21): You should be concentrating on your future. If you aren’t happy with your current position, it may be time to move on. Money can be made but not by taking impractical risks. Use a forceful approach.

SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21): Don’t let the little things get to you. Your energetic drive should be spent on projects you know will bring you the most satisfaction. A practical approach to how you earn your living will result in making the right changes.

CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19): Keeping secrets may cause as much trouble for you as divulging what you know. Weigh the pros and cons before you make a decision. An opportunity to meet a partner who could potentially help you prosper is apparent.

AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18): Don’t be afraid to ask for what you need and want. Giving back what you can in your own way will raise your profile and impress the people who count. Your creativity and timing will help you accomplish what you set out to do.

PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20): Things could go either way today, making it vital that you keep a watchful eye on everyone and everything. Someone may be trying to make you look bad. If you feel betrayed, say something even if it means losing a friend.

Birthday Baby: You are intense, to the point and disciplined. You set your goals and follow through, no matter what. You are willing to do what you can for those in need but anger quickly when someone takes advantage.

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