CELEBRITIES BORN ON THIS DAY: Joseph Cross, 20; Jesse Bradford, 27; Kylie Minogue, 38; John Fogerty, 61.

Happy Birthday: Don’t expect things to run smoothly this year. As long as you are prepared to deal with issues that arise, you will meet your deadlines and accomplish your goals. You will have to deal with family matters. You will gain respect, loyalty and a helping hand when you need it.

ARIES (March 21-April 19): Get involved in home improvement projects. A family member will offer you some great advice. Do something that will make a difference to the people who love you most. A favor will be granted if you ask.

TAURUS (April 20-May 20): Put your efforts into ventures that will bring you back a financial return. Consider your options regarding your professional direction. It’s never too late to make a change and you can pick up added skills you might need.

GEMINI (May 21-June 20): Your curiosity will lead you in many different directions today. Try to hone in on what you enjoy doing most. A new way of viewing things will open up to you if you talk to someone from a different background.

CANCER (June 21-July 22): You may be feeling a little impulsive today. Put your time and energy into family- oriented activities. A short trip will open your eyes to new possibilities. Be careful not to offend or upset someone who can affect your future.

LEO (July 23-Aug. 22): You’ll be highly entertaining today. Someone watching will recognize your talent and consider making you a proposal. Your generosity will entitle you to favors that may not have been possible had you not been so giving of your time and effort.

VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22): Be careful what you say to whom. You never know who will be listening. A change in your personal life may take you by surprise but, if you can remain calm, you will be able to manipulate matters.

LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 22): You’ve got everything under control, even if you don’t think you do. Don’t be afraid to voice your opinion. Travel plans should be put into play. Someone who can help you out will embrace an idea you have.

SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. 21): You can make some very good changes to your living quarters if you do some of the work yourself. Implement a space that will allow you to put in extra hours on money-making projects – such ventures appear to be favorable.

SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21): You may feel a little pushed and pulled emotionally. A partnership is likely to develop with someone who interests you. Tread carefully – you don’t want to mess up a financially profitable deal.

CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19): It’s time to spend time with family and loved ones. You will get an interesting idea from someone you least expect. Change in your direction is apparent and, with a little hard work, can be quite lucrative.

AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18): You will act on your impulses today. Readdress some of the ideas you have been sitting on. The time is right to move ahead. You can make a personal change that will alter your future. A commitment can be made.

PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20): Stop before you make a mistake. You will tend to take on too much, make promises you can’t keep, and overindulge if you socialize. Plan your day carefully. You need to protect yourself from hasty decisions or impulsive action.

Birthday Baby: You are emotional, sensitive and intuitive. You aren’t one to listen once you have made up your mind. You are strong, determined and willing to do whatever it takes to pursue your dreams.

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