CELEBRITIES BORN ON THIS DAY: Thora Birch, 27; LeToya Luckett, 28; Bobby McFerrin, 59; Sam Donaldson, 75.

Happy Birthday: You can settle a lot of old misunderstandings this year. You need to make amends in order to proceed with your plans for your personal and professional future. You must look back and be willing to take some of the blame for past mistakes. Once you have cleared the air, you can successfully take on a new and satisfying challenge.

ARIES (March 21-April 19): If you allow your emotions to take over and become impulsive in your actions, you will make mistakes that will be hard to reverse. Take a watchful approach to whatever is going on. Now is not the time to share or to give too much to others.

TAURUS (April 20-May 20): You can expect someone to come through for you at the last minute. Believe in what you are trying to accomplish and in your abilities and everything will turn in your favor. Questions should not deter you from pressing forward.

GEMINI (May 21-June 20): Don’t lose sight of your goals. Concentrate more on the task that is required of you without getting sidetracked by someone who doesn’t have your best interests in mind. Emotional demands may be hard to deal with but you have to be prepared to say no and move on.

CANCER (June 21-July 22): Tie up paperwork and odd jobs you’ve left undone. You can make changes to your environment that will help you move in a new and profitable direction. Consider how to apply what you have learned.

LEO (July 23-Aug. 22): Forget about what everyone else wants from you. Start to do the things that mean the most to you and you will find your calling. Put your charismatic charm to work for you and you will soon have others willing to support your efforts.

VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22): Work must come first. There is no time to waste on things that don’t matter. Your reputation and your future will depend on what you do now. Don’t let love cost you financially or professionally.

LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 22): You’ll have trouble controlling your emotions. Don’t let this put you in a compromising position. Take care of your responsibilities before someone complains. Your friends will wait for you, so put work first.

SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. 21): Get past what everyone else is doing or saying and follow your own instincts. It’s not how long it takes you to get something done, it’s how detailed and accomplished you have been. Patience will be required.

SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21): You’ll have to pull yourself together, especially if someone is causing personal uncertainty. Keep your thoughts a secret and don’t meddle in someone else’s business.

CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19): There is something coming down the pipeline that you won’t want to miss out on. Look for an unusual investment or deal. Don’t let someone else’s uncertainty hold you back when you know your timing is right. Cover your back and protect your assets.

AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18): If someone is asking too many questions, back away until you feel comfortable giving out that information. Preparation will be the key to staying out of the line of fire. Be ready to deal with what anyone throws your way.

PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20): Don’t let anyone push you when you aren’t sure what you want. Stand firm and make up your mind. Taking action will show you mean business and cannot be manipulated.

Birthday Baby: You are innovative, creative and original. You welcome a challenge and you offer the same in return. You are unique and unpredictable.

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