CELEBRITIES BORN ON THIS DAY: Howie Dorough, 33; Tori Amos, 43; Cindy Williams, 59; Valerie Harper, 66.

Happy Birthday: You can expect to experience good and healthy changes in your personal life this year. You will be a force to be reckoned with, eager to pursue everything you thought was out of reach in the past. Taking matters into your own hands will be the key to your success.

ARIES (March 21-April 19): You are in control. You can and will get what you want if you concentrate on your own goals. Don’t let someone else take up your time. Love is looking very positive but take care of business first.

TAURUS (April 20-May 20): Put your energy into your work and don’t worry too much about trying to promote or present what you are doing. Wait it out if you want to avoid opposition. A problem with children or a friend who isn’t thinking the same way you are will slow you down.

GEMINI (May 21-June 20): Your communication skills will help you get what you want. Get involved with people who have similar ideas and interests. Don’t be afraid to take an unusual path. Taking a relationship to the next level will be rewarding.

CANCER (June 21-July 22): You don’t usually like change but today it will be important to embrace it. Once you move in a new direction, everything else will start to fall into place. An opportunity to experience different lifestyles will help you prepare for the future.

LEO (July 23-Aug. 22): Situations and circumstances will be flying at you, requiring you to think on your feet. You will have to be prepared to act fast and maintain a strong position. By taking control, you will demonstrate your strengths.

VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22): You will have trouble seeing what’s actually going on around you. Don’t be too quick to jump into something or you will be caught in the middle of a bad situation. Be careful how you handle partners.

LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 22): You can wow everyone around you with your sophisticated way of doing things. You will be in the spotlight and can present your ideas and show what you have to offer. Favors will be granted.

SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. 21): Protect yourself from someone trying to take advantage of you or take over what you are doing. You will be up against someone who is not honest with you, so don’t believe what you are being told. Use your ingenuity.

SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21): Travel will turn out well as long as you don’t limit yourself to a timetable. A money deal you’ve been working on can now be taken to the next level. Minor accidents and mishaps are likely.

CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19): There will be a lot happening regarding finances and putting your papers in order. You may have to take care of someone else’s personal matters. A health issue regarding you or someone you are close to will require some research.

AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18): Everything will come down to one thing: honesty. You will have to answer for whatever you have done or plan to do. It will be important to keep any partnerships you are involved in running smoothly.

PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20): Your changeable attitude and ability to see how fortunes can be made will lead to a very successful decision. You can profit today if you implement the changes you’ve been thinking about regarding work, business and your direction.

Birthday Baby: You are outspoken, determined, brave and stand behind your beliefs. You have a strong sense of what you want and how you are going to get it.

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