CELEBRITIES BORN ON THIS DAY: Marc Donato, 18; Jon Bon Jovi, 45; Laraine Newman, 55; Lou Reed, 65.

Happy Birthday: Take a look at what worked out well in the past and implement those skills again. You can make some extraordinary changes to your life if you aren’t reluctant to do so. Love and romance will be in a high cycle. People from your past are likely to surface. Don’t forget what happened way back when.

ARIES (March 21-April 19): You can make some interesting new acquaintances if you get involved in a group or community event. An older individual will offer you some wise advice. A course or a conference or trade show will give you information you need.

TAURUS (April 20-May 20): Don’t take a back seat to someone who wants to hear him- or herself speak. You have to be bold, brave and to the point. Don’t let your emotions dictate in an important decision you must make.

GEMINI (May 21-June 20): Call the shots before someone else does. You have to be forceful if you want to control the situation you are facing. Your home will be your haven and much can be done to make it more comfortable and cost efficient.

CANCER (June 21-July 22): Someone you think has an interest in you may only want information. Be careful what you reveal. Sharing secrets may come back to haunt you. You need to make a few changes in your personal life.

LEO (July 23-Aug. 22): You can manipulate a crowd and convince others to try something that you are getting involved with. A money deal is looking interesting but watch out for a deceptive character.

VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22): Don’t be surprised if you have a little trouble staying calm or keeping your emotions in check today. If you ask questions, you will get answers, so be sure you are ready to hear the truth. Someone you thought you knew may have been withholding information.

LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 22): Don’t let work get to you. Step back and take a pass and you will feel better. You should be networking, socializing and trying new activities that will enable you to make new friends and experience new things.

SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. 21): The changes you make won’t be welcomed by everyone you know. Break the news slowly and gently. A change in your creative direction will pay off. Working with new people will give you a fresh outlook.

SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21): Someone may try to dismantle your plans or you will face delays while traveling or trying to get things finished. Don’t put too much emphasis on completion but rather on doing a good job and finishing whenever you can.

CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19): You may have to change the way you approach things in order to get them past a decision maker. The more entertaining you are, the less you will have to divulge about a project you are trying to keep secret. Let a love connection unfold naturally.

AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18): Be honest with yourself and go in the direction that is best for you. You will be sorry if you miss meeting someone who can make a difference to your career. A love connection isn’t likely to satisfy you today.

PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20): There will be a lot going on behind closed doors. Be careful not to make a decision based on secondhand information. Do your research and know your facts before you get into a debate.

Birthday Baby:
You are dynamic, changeable and a very good storyteller. You are passionate, a little possessive and intent on being a leader. You are a problem-solver. You are sympathetic and kind toward others.

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