CELEBRITIES BORN ON THIS DAY: Owen Wilson, 38; Kirk Hammett, 44; Elizabeth Perkins, 46; Linda Evans, 64.

Happy Birthday: Consider where you come from and what you have learned and put your strengths to good use. You will have lots of hoops to jump through along the way but that will make your journey this year interesting. It will be your ability to adapt to whatever comes your way that will keep you moving forward.

ARIES (March 21-April 19): Don’t back down when everything is starting to click for you. Get serious and pick up whatever education, knowledge or information you require to make your next move. If you are passionate about what you do, you will be successful.

TAURUS (April 20-May 20): You’ll be feeling a little pressured, especially if you made promises and haven’t kept them. Get busy doing all the things you said you would do. This is no time to be stubborn.

GEMINI (May 21-June 20): Someone may try to block you at the pass. Whatever you are working on, be secretive, work swiftly and finish what you start. Leaving yourself open will set you back a long way. Be prepared to counteract whatever comes your way.

CANCER (June 21-July 22): This is the perfect day for love, socializing or getting ahead. An interesting concept will develop into something big. Children or siblings will play a significant role in your life today.

LEO (July 23-Aug. 22): Someone will disagree with your lifestyle, choices of friends or partners and your way of handling others. Question your motives. The wrong group of friends, colleagues or partners will lead to all sorts of future problems.

VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22): Take a little time for friends, family, short trips, neighborhood or community gatherings. It will help you make some personal decisions that have been bothering you. Listen to suggestions being made.

LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 22): If you really want to do something or become something, you have to have a plan. Someone older or younger will inspire you to move forward with an idea. Take an unusual approach or try something you’ve never tried before.

SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. 21): Get out and network. You’ll be amazed how many contacts you can make that will help you with something original you are doing. A chance to publish something or travel for business may develop.

SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21): You may be bursting at the seams to tell everyone what you are up to but, right now, it’s best to keep a lid on it. Someone you are close to will oppose you if you are too vocal. A change at home will be good for you.

CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19): You will do better with acquaintances today than you will with colleagues or those close to you. Do something to help others. A gathering will allow you to impress everyone with your stellar outlook, attitude and past performance.

AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18): You can probably talk your way in and out of anything today but someone will call your bluff so you’d better know your stuff. If you are truly informative, a proposal or job offer may be forthcoming.

PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20): You have to put yourself out there if you want to draw some attention. Travel, attending a conference or just getting involved in your community will help you get ahead today. Travel will enhance the way you view things and bring about an interesting change in your current direction.

Birthday Baby: You are solid, confident and willing to go the distance. You are brilliant, a visionary and a strong and determined competitor. You won’t back down.

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