CELEBRITIES BORN ON THIS DAY: Mariah Carey, 39; Quentin Tarantino, 46; Xuxa, 46; Michael York, 67.

Happy Birthday: This can be an emotional year, full of change, desire and the courage to follow matters through to the end. Aggressive action will help you put things behind you that have clouded your vision. You can show how well you adapt to whatever change is thrown your way. Your truthfulness and drive will lead to your success.

ARIES (March 21-April 19): You will be emotional about the things you feel strongly about – stand firm for your beliefs and the reforms you want to see happen. The way you go about things will set the stage. Refrain from being pushy.

TAURUS (April 20-May 20): This is not the time to pussyfoot around. By showing everyone you mean business, you are likely to land something that will contribute to your future goals. Don’t be too shy or fearful to ask for what you want.

GEMINI (May 21-June 20): Use your wit and charm to manipulate situations in your favor. Don’t let someone else’s disgruntled attitude get you down or hold you back. Look for any opening that will allow you to put your talents to work.

CANCER (June 21-July 22): Keep your thoughts to yourself, especially if sharing will cause friction. A loved one may be difficult to understand or to deal with if you happen to divulge secret information. Don’t promise anything you can’t deliver.

LEO (July 23-Aug. 22): You’ll want to be where the action is. Take a trip or get involved in something you find interesting. Make demands that will give you strength and position for the future. You can begin a partnership but lay down ground rules.

VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22): Back away from anyone who is pushing you for a decision or cash. Do not get involved in a joint effort that leaves you doing all the work. Work alone so you get exactly what you deserve from the effort you give.

LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 22): Things that were difficult to accomplish will now be easy. Refuse to let your lazy side take over. If you miss an opportunity now, you may not get another one for a long time.

SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. 21): You may question someone you’ve been close to regarding a problem you have been facing. It may not be your fault that things are going the way they are. Say what’s on your mind and clear the air.

SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21): Take some time to do things with someone you love. Take on a challenge and you will not only win, you will convince others that you have a lot to offer in other areas of life. Socialize and let new relationships develop.

CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19): Do not give in, back down or ignore issues that must be dealt with. It may not be the nicest situation to be in but, if you don’t take care of matters quickly, they will escalate. Saying no may be necessary in order to prove who’s boss.

AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18): Self-improvement will impress the people you have known for a long time and attract someone with whom you will enjoy spending more time. Love is on the rise and a new way of seeing things is apparent.

PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20): You’ll be anxious and wanting to get everything done quickly. Patience will be required. Keep busy but don’t expect others to feel the same need or urge to get things done that you do. Don’t be pushy.

Birthday Baby: You stand tall, regardless of what you are up against. You are strong, steadfast and courageous and will never take a back seat to anyone.