CELEBRITIES BORN ON THIS DAY: Melanie Brown, 35; Melissa Etheridge, 49; Annette Bening, 52; LaToya Jackson, 54.

Happy Birthday: Uncertainty may block your vision and lead you down the wrong path. Question whatever you don’t understand. This is not the year to take a chance or assume that things will get done to your specification if you don’t oversee every little detail. Control and contribute and you will achieve. 

ARIES (March 21-April 19): Success is within reach. Don’t let a personal obligation interfere with your plans. You have to put your own needs and goals first. A jealous friend or lover may be threatened by your accomplishments. 

TAURUS (April 20-May 20): A chance to win something or come into unexpected cash is possible. A life-altering experience will have both positive and negative effects on the way you do things in the future. A love interest or someone you are close to will be your guiding light. 

GEMINI (May 21-June 20): Bring an emotional matter out into the open so you know where you stand and can make a better decision. Make sure you don’t send the wrong message. Complications will develop if you are indulgent or overreact. 

CANCER (June 21-July 22): Take a closer look at your most recent plans and you can start to lay the foundation for an exciting project. A little extra work now will ensure your success later on. An opening you’ve been waiting for will finally come through. 

LEO (July 23-Aug. 22): Take on a challenge that will allow you to show off your talents and skills. An unusual offer could very well lead to a profitable endeavor. Charm and diplomacy will work wonders. 

VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22): You will feel as if you are being used up if you continue to do too much for others. Let everyone take care of whatever responsibilities are given. You need to form relationships based on equality. 

LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 22): You will be forced to make changes if you procrastinate. Problems with a relationship can be expected if you ignore the real issues. Living a lie will only prolong the inevitable. Talk openly and honestly. 

SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. 21): Opportunity awaits you; prepare to make gains. Business trips will pay off. Romance is in the stars and, if you mix business with pleasure, you will be in a winning situation on both counts. You can enhance both personal and professional associations. 

SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21): The changes that take place in the relationships you have with friends, relatives or neighbors will set the stage for what’s to come. It’s important that you recognize who is with you and who isn’t. Express the way you feel if you want to avoid an unsavory encounter. 

CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19): You’ll feel emotional regarding personal issues that arise. Make your home one of comfort and relaxation. You need to get rid of any stress. A relationship will be intense and the action you take will determine how things will turn out. 

AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18): Watch what everyone else is doing and you will have a better idea how to proceed. Stick to the rules. Ask questions and show interest in what others are doing. Being agreeable will help you acquire allies. 

PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20): Once you know where you stand, you will be less inclined to overspend. Playing it safe financially may not be your style but, for now, it’s the best route. Romance is highlighted. Put your time and energy into love. 

Birthday Baby: You have plenty of charm and are persuasive. You are emotional and tend to overreact. You are determined, dedicated and dynamic.