CELEBRITIES BORN ON THIS DAY: Steffani Brass, 15; John McEnroe, 48; Ice-T, 49; William Katt, 56.

Happy Birthday: Don’t even think about giving up this year. This is an aggressive year meant for accomplishment and beating the odds, so don’t look back, live in the past or take anything for granted. Focus and prepare to move unwaveringly toward your goals.

ARIES (March 21-April 19): If you have to travel to fix a dilemma or to seal a deal, do so. Speeding or not paying attention will cause delays. You may like to do things on your own but today may require teamwork.

TAURUS (April 20-May 20): Your emotions are likely to get the better of you today. Distance yourself as much as possible but don’t turn your back. If you act fast, you can weather the storm and save the day, becoming a hero.

GEMINI (May 21-June 20): Use your intuition instead of reacting on hearsay. Someone may try to use drastic means to get you to do something. Hold your ground, do your research and don’t worry about losing out. You’ll come out on top.

CANCER (June 21-July 22): At the end of the day, even if you are forced to make changes, it will be over and done with and you will feel better. A change of heart will lead to a better partnership or position. Relax and go with the flow and you will have no regrets.

LEO (July 23-Aug. 22): Money may be on your mind and for good reason. Your ideas are flowing and your wallet is looking for a refill. Don’t worry: Help is on the way. Opportunities are plentiful so take advantage.

VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22): Don’t get drawn into someone else’s melodrama. You have enough on your plate. Get out with friends or put a little thought into your professional future. Don’t waste your time on something that someone else is controlling.

LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 22): Travel, education, communication, networking, socializing and whatever else you do in a group will bring its rewards. You will be right on target, no matter what the scenario. However, someone you love may not understand what you are trying to do.

SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. 21): You’ve done your groundwork and now it’s time to test your skills. Approach groups that can use the services you have to offer and you will make greater gains than you thought possible. Don’t let emotional matters stand in the way.

SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21): If you’ve been exaggerating, you will have to backtrack or face the fury of someone you respect. Now more than ever it is important to live by the letter of the law and not do anyone an injustice, even if you do think you are in the right.

CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19): Look closely and you will see that all eyes are on you, waiting for your next move. Don’t feel pressured; take your time and do the right thing and opportunities will develop. Put time aside for a little romancing.

AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18): You’ll be exciting, inventive and highly imaginative today. Keep your jealousy in check and your heart open and receptive. Be honest, loyal and loving. Today is a great day to make a commitment or promise.

PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20): If you think you have problems now, watch out. This is not the time to take chances or risks. Abide by rules and regulations and avoid any kind of conflict. Overindulgences will only lead to trouble.

Birthday Baby: You are inventive, imaginative, creative and intelligent. You have a need to excel and an ambitious attitude. You can distance yourself when necessary, yet show compassion when required.

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