CELEBRITIES BORN ON THIS DAY: Tamlyn Tomita, 43; Alan Cumming, 44; Bridget Fonda, 45;Cris Collinsworth, 50.

Happy Birthday: Look to the future with optimism. You can expand some of your interests and trendy ideas from the past. Utilize the old by recycling and adapting whatever you can to work now. Your broad outlook will baffle some but ultimately will make you a hero.

ARIES (March 21-April 19): Take advantage of any past connections to help you move forward now. Reuniting with people will open up new avenues. Make the first move to entice others to get involved in your plans.

TAURUS (April 20-May 20): You are in the driver’s seat, so don’t let anyone push you into making a quick decision. Be the one to set the course of things to come. Don’t let emotional issues cause you to miscalculate your position.

GEMINI (May 21-June 20): Take the initiative and get things done. Your aggressive behavior will impress onlookers, putting you in a key position to advance. Don’t let someone’s change of heart slow you down or alter your direction. Stick to your chosen path.

CANCER (June 21-July 22): You may be forced to look at things a little differently, especially concerning the way you are handling money and your relationships. Make a concerted effort to budget. It will prove that you have discipline and stamina and will impress someone important to you.

LEO (July 23-Aug. 22): Don’t be too willing to accept what’s being offered, especially if emotional factors are involved. You are likely to be deceived by someone who wants to take advantage of your generosity. Time is on your side, so don’t move too quickly when you don’t have to.

VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22): You may be asked to wear a lot of different hats. Do what you can but, if the task is something you know little about, call on an expert. Your insight and ability to delegate will work to your advantage and will help you expand your allies.

LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 22): Don’t let anyone stop you from following your creative dreams. You have to know that when anyone doesn’t want you to advance, he or she is jealous, possessive or wants to beat you at your own game. Don’t get angry, get busy and accomplish.

SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. 21): Separate your personal, professional and spiritual life. Emotional matters will escalate, leaving you questioning what to do next. Rely on your basic instincts and you will make the most beneficial choices for your future.

SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21): Don’t let love lead you astray. Formulate your ideas and put them to the test, even if someone is trying to slow you down. Rework old ideas and you will come up with something entirely new that can work. Being secretive is smart, not sneaky, when you need to make an impact.

CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19): There are deals and settlements that can be made. Don’t leave anything to chance when it comes to love, partnerships or legal matters. Cover yourself but be sure and make your offer enticing at the same time.

AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18): Now is not the time to play games or try to initiate something you know won’t be well received. Don’t let emotional matters frustrate you. Weed out what isn’t working for you and then move forward.

PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20): Red tape troubles can be expected, especially if you haven’t been honest about what really happened. Emotional difficulties due to past relationships will resurface. Problems with banks, government agencies or authority figures will escalate.

Birthday Baby: You are outspoken, provocative and intent on getting ahead. You are inventive and playful and attract the partners you need to bring on the success you desire.

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