CELEBRITIES BORN ON THIS DAY: Kanye West, 32; Keenen Ivory Wayans, 51; Boz Scaggs, 65; Joan Rivers, 76

Happy Birthday: The less time you waste pondering and the more time you spend making your dreams come true, the more accomplished you will become. Learning to deal with matters swiftly will turn you into the leader you deserve to be. You will be remembered for what you do to make a difference.

ARIES (March 21-April 19): Plan a surprise for someone you care for. Visiting a friend or taking on the responsibility of a project that interests you will keep you busy and inspire you to strive for more. Socialize with people who work in the same industry.

TAURUS (April 20-May 20): You may be feeling pressured by someone you aren’t sure you want in your life. Don’t be bashful – speak your mind and resolve issues that are holding you back. Don’t give in; follow your lifelong dreams.

GEMINI (May 21-June 20): Get whatever is bothering you out into the open. You can make others understand your position if you are clear about where you are heading and why. A chance to move forward with one of your ideas must be given priority. 3 stars

CANCER (June 21-July 22): Don’t let someone else’s change of plans derail what you have scheduled. Follow your own path. Don’t let emotional matters conflict with your production or your ability to get a job done.

LEO (July 23-Aug. 22): You can have some fun but don’t let it cost you financially. This is not the time to gamble or to take a risk on someone or something that could lead to difficult times. Focus on plans that can bring in cash.

VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22): You have to set emotions aside and look at the facts if you want to make a good decision. You have the potential to come out on top if you remain practical and refuse to get caught up in someone else’s unrealistic scheme.

LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 22): Open up to suggestions and consider taking a trip that will help you move forward with obtaining knowledge valuable for your future. Expanding your interests as well as your friendships will pay off quickly.

SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. 21): Look back at the mistakes you have made in the past and you will avoid a repeat performance. Rethink the way you handle others and be firmer about getting what you want and what you are willing to give up to get it.

SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21): Everything will seem out of reach or up in the air if you haven’t built a solid base. Success can come and go in an instant and, if you are not on top of the possibilities, you will lose ground to someone who is. Perfection is a must.

CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19): Your need and desire to get something done and done right will lead to success. Make some alterations at home. Speak up if you think someone is offering something that isn’t feasible.

AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18): Your heart and emotions may get you into trouble. Look at the practical side of any offer or challenge being made. Take the help being offered. Make some changes to your household.

PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20): Erratic behavior will not help your cause or lead to advancement. Hold your thoughts, especially if they will make you look indecisive or difficult to get along with. Avoid change based on false information or a poorly thought out plan.

Birthday Baby: You wait and watch until you are ready to execute your plans. You are cautious but not afraid to make a change, and loving but willing to reprimand anyone who gets out of line.

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