Happy Birthday: It’s the people you know who will count this year. Strive for the ultimate and stay on track and you will reach an all-time high. You have too much at stake sit idle, pondering what you should do next.

ARIES (March 21-April 19): Be productive and don’t let your emotions and personal life interfere with what needs to be done. Your back is covered as long as you do what’s right.

TAURUS (April 20-May 20): Someone will pull on your heartstrings, making you question your current situation. Be prepared to have a serious talk about your intentions, your future and how you see things unfolding.

GEMINI (May 21-June 20): Someone who interests you personally will challenge you. You can learn a lot about the way you really feel through a love experience.

CANCER (June 21-July 22): Focus on friends, family and what you can do to help make life better for yourself and those you love. A positive change at home or in a close relationship will make you realize how lucky you are.

LEO (July 23-Aug. 22): Make plans to have some fun or to get involved in a new activity. You need to get out, enjoy friends or children and let your creative energy benefit others.

VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22): A change in your attitude or opinion may cause an argument with family or close friends. Avoid any confrontation; instead, concentrate on self- improvement.

LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 22): Dreams can come true if you put in the work. Mix business with pleasure. Don’t let a love connection get you down.

SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. 21): You’ll be tempted to give up on something that is so close to being finished. Your emotions will probably cause some self-deception.

SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21): Don’t let anyone take advantage of your good nature or willingness to lend a helping hand. A change in plans can be expected.

CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19): Look for peace of mind by getting your papers in order and clearing up what needs attention before year’s end. Position yourself for the future.

AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18): An offer you make will be accepted. You can firm up a partnership with a few simple but meaningful words.

PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20): Invest in something or someone you love. Stand on your own two feet and don’t be afraid to go it alone if you must.

Birthday Baby: You are compassionate, sensitive and practical. You stand up for your beliefs and are courageous and outspoken.

CELEBRITIES BORN ON THIS DAY: Donovan McNabb, 32; Christina Applegate, 37; Amy Grant, 48; John Larroquette, 61.

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