CELEBRITIES BORN ON THIS DAY: Victoria Beckham, 33; Jennifer Garner, 35; Liz Phair, 40; Olivia Hussey, 56

Happy Birthday: You are the one in control, so take charge or you will miss out on wonderful possibilities. You have so much to gain by getting involved in activities that will broaden your mind and introduce you to new friends and even potential partners. Your numbers are 8, 11, 26, 38, 41, 46

ARIES (March 21-April 19): Take a load off your mind by asking the questions you need to ask. Don’t be shy — just be honest and you can’t go wrong. You can make headway if you set your sights on something that means a lot to you. 3 stars

TAURUS (April 20-May 20): Don’t let anyone convince you that he or she can do a better job. Stay in control. You can make some personal improvements today: starting a new diet, an exercise program or enhancing your looks. 3 stars

GEMINI (May 21-June 20): You can usually charm your way out of anything but today you have to be a little more cautious. Someone you need in your corner may not agree with your ideas and intentions. Prepare to make a few compromises. 4 stars

CANCER (June 21-July 22): Make your own decisions and do things by yourself if necessary. Emotional matters aren’t likely to be resolved, no matter what you do. Make the changes that suit you, rather than holding yourself back for something or someone else. 2 stars

LEO (July 23-Aug. 22): You can make a difference without going overboard; keep things simple and to the point. An event you attend will bring about some interesting questions and a plan that could make you a few bucks in the future. Don’t let your emotions ruin a good thing. 2 stars

VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22): Make decisions that will help alleviate the stress in your life. Not everyone will like what you plan to do but you have to follow through. The change may cause some losses but the gains will outweigh them. 5 stars

LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 22): Forget about being industrious — you should be out having fun. Enjoy the moment and you will have a different attitude regarding what’s important to you in the future. It’s time to stop putting everyone else first. 3 stars

SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. 21): You can make vast improvements to a partnership or your personal environment. Changes you initiate will turn out better than planned. You may have to take care of a family or work responsibility that has been ignored by everyone else. 3 stars

SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21): You should be in a take- charge sort of mood. You may face a little opposition but a challenge always makes you fight harder. Your ability to get to the bottom of things and find solutions will allow you to call the shots. 3 stars

CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19): You will have to do it all if you want to reach your set goals. A little bit different approach will take others by surprise, giving you an edge. Money will come to you by unusual means. 2 stars

AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18): Do something that will express the way you feel about someone who is special to you. An opportunity to make some money is apparent. A partnership could develop with someone who has an idea for a business venture. 4 stars

PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20): Concentrate on work, making money or formulating a game plan that will help you move into a better position. Don’t let someone you love hold you back. You have to do what’s best for yourself, not someone else. 3 stars

Birthday Baby: You are quick to judge and quick to take action. You are bold, brave, worldly and outspoken. You initiate change and adapt easily.

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