CELEBRITIES BORN ON THIS DAY: Michelle Kwan, 30; Cree Summer, 41; Shelley Duvall, 61; Ringo Starr, 70.

Happy Birthday: Decide on your direction and your course of action and fight relentlessly to make a difference. Your efforts will lead to an interesting proposal for future prospects. There is so much to gain by being a participant. This is your year to make moves and to see the possibilities that are yours if you want them. This year can be a turning point in your life.

ARIES (March 21-April 19): Expect to be tested every step of the way. Nothing will come easily, but at the end of the day you will have learned a valuable lesson. Don’t trust anyone to take care of your responsibilities. Love may be tempting but first complete your tasks. 

TAURUS (April 20-May 20): Take care of any personal matters quickly. Talking to the people with influence in your life will allow you to fix any misunderstandings. Take control and do whatever will bring you the most in return. 

GEMINI (May 21-June 20): You will have some brilliant ideas and, as long as you can adapt what you plan to do to other people’s needs, you will get the support to continue developing your plan. Expect an old acquaintance to get involved in something you are doing. 

CANCER (June 21-July 22): Refuse to let anyone bully you. You should be able to get the help you require for projects you are trying to accomplish. Face any competition with confidence and you will protect your position. 

LEO (July 23-Aug. 22): Talk matters through. You will be able to make yourself perfectly clear regarding any emotional issues. Do your utmost to take advantage of a great opportunity. 

VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22): Getting involved in a cause you believe in or offering help to someone who has something you’d like in return will help you financially. Collecting an old debt or paying off something you owe will ease stress. 

LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 22): Pull your weight or you will put a relationship in jeopardy. Someone will complain if you are extravagant. Cost-efficient and quality work will lead to recognition and advancement. You can make some worthwhile changes at home. 

SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. 21): The more you interact with others and compare your ideas, thoughts and plans, the quicker you will accomplish your goals. A great friendship will turn into an even better partnership with the potential for financial gains. 

SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21): Having fun and enjoying the perks that money can buy will be your goal. Be careful not to go overboard, leaving you short when it comes to your bills, debts and personal needs. Loss is likely if you overlook the obvious. 

CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19): Get out with friends or engage in something that will allow you to meet new people. There is money to be made but only if you stick to the facts. Take responsibility and everyone will want to join your campaign. 

AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18): You’ll be walking on thin ice. Separate your emotions from your responsibilities. There will be no excuse for not doing your part or making an effort to reach your goals. Don’t let your emotions get the better of you. 

PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20): There is so much you can do if you are willing to reverse a decision you made years ago. Get in touch with the people you worked with in the past and revisit an idea that had potential. The time is right to get things up and running.

Birthday Baby: You are a helper, a giver and a crusader. You speak your mind and are a participant and a leader.

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