CELEBRITIES BORN ON THIS DAY: Nicole Kidman, 39; John Goodman, 54; Lionel Richie, 57; Anne Murray, 61.

Happy Birthday: You will discover an interesting hidden talent this year that will put you in high demand. Don’t let uncertainties slow you down or keep you from taking a leap of faith. Think on your feet and prepare to manipulate rather than be manipulated. A sharp eye and a quick response will be your guide.

ARIES (March 21-April 19): Look for a little adventure. By spicing up your life, you will increase your enthusiasm for other things as well. Travel plans should be in the works. If what you gain by making the journey teaches you something, you will be that much further ahead.

TAURUS (April 20-May 20): Work at home if at all possible. You will get far more done and avoid stress and tension. Someone is likely to renege on a promise that was made. Get things in writing before you move forward.

GEMINI (May 21-June 20): Keep a secret if someone asks you to. Love and romance are riding high. You should be able to solidify an agreement you have been formulating. Make the changes at home that will put you in a better frame of mind.

CANCER (June 21-July 22): This is not the time to be pessimistic. A chance meeting with someone from your past could alter your future. If you implement the change yourself, you will do fine. Don’t wait for someone else to do so.

LEO (July 23-Aug. 22): Get ready to take advantage of every situation. Do the legwork if you really want things to work out. Temptation will take you by surprise. Be careful – you don’t want to ruin something that has been working so well for you.

VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22): Put a little thought into how you can raise the value of your home or what you can do to secure your financial future. Money can be made and gifts and winnings are possible. Don’t divulge private information.

LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 22): Give and take should be your motto today. You will be able to establish good professional and personal relationships. Don’t miss out on something good because you are afraid to make a move.

SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. 21): Something good will take place in a business meeting. Your original ideas will spark a greater interest than you realize. Don’t sell yourself short – uncertainty will be your weakness. Step into a position of control.

SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21): You will be jumping from one thing to another today. Slow down and give yourself a chance to breathe. By easing your way into something you stand a better chance of getting what you want.

CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19): You have worked hard and you should be able to make some major headway today. Let superiors know what you want and don’t be hesitant to implement your ideas. This is a time of positive change. Partnerships are looking very good.

AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18): There is a good chance you aren’t fully aware of everything going on around you. Do your homework and prepare to ask questions if something doesn’t appear to be valid. Deception is probable.

PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20): You can make money if you put one of your talents to work for you. A better budget will help you reach your financial goals. A youngster’s insight may help you think more clearly about an emotional issue.

Birthday Baby: You are stubborn, cautious and willing to work hard for whatever you want. You are a crusader for the underdog, just and fair. You are emotional, sensitive and easily hurt.

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