CELEBRITIES BORN ON THIS DAY: Drew Barrymore, 39; Thomas Jane, 45; Jeri Ryan, 46; Kyle MacLachlan, 55.

Happy Birthday: Keep ahead of the crowd. Do your research and offer straight facts. This could turn out to be an emotional year for you. Don’t give in to pressure or demands. Disclose your strategy and stick to your plans until you reach your destination. Your bravado and determination will help you win favors and followers. Be true to yourself.

ARIES (March 21-April 19): Be suspicious of anyone who shows competitive tendencies. Look out for your interests and don’t leave any task unfinished. An issue involving home or family will lead to sudden changes that can disrupt your living space.

TAURUS (April 20-May 20): Check out what’s happening in your community. Join an unusual group that will expand your knowledge regarding different cultures. Touch base with anyone who can influence or help you get ahead personally or professionally. Love is in the stars and romance is highlighted.

GEMINI (May 21-June 20): Emotional disillusionment regarding a job or your relationship with someone you are working with will create confusion that can lead to a mistake. Stick to the truth and keep your explanations simple.

CANCER (June 21-July 22): Enjoy what life has to offer. Take a creative course or go to a conference that encourages you to take on a new hobby or make new friends. Don’t let changes going on around you interfere with your plans.

LEO (July 23-Aug. 22): Emotional spending will be your downfall. Don’t feel you have to pay for others or buy lavish gifts to maintain your status quo. By visiting an unfamiliar location or spending time with unusual people, you will feel rejuvenated and enlightened.

VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22): You may want to initiate change at home, but deal with emotional matters first and foremost. By sharing your plans, you will gain support and the assistance you need to turn your ideas into a reality. Make plans to celebrate with someone special.

LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 22): Refrain from starting something unless you have approval and attainable plans. Too big, too costly and even too many people involved will lead to defeat. You are best to go it alone until you know you can afford to expand.

SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. 21): Don’t let the past distract you from facing your current emotional issues. Put more time and effort into your home, family and utilizing what you have to build a strong base from which to expand your interests as well as your important relationships.

SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21): Put your enthusiasm and high energy into something constructive. Making a difference to your community or altering your home to accommodate a plan that will improve your neighborhood should be put into play. Money will come from an unexpected source.

CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19): Don’t feel the need to act quickly. Size up your situation and you will come up with a more effective route to success. Put time aside to do something that will make you feel good or help you advance.

AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18): Act on your principles and beliefs, not what someone else wants you to do. A change in attitude regarding money matters and what you can do to raise your earning potential will lead you to an unexpected opportunity. Emotional deception is apparent.

PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20): Listen to what’s being said. Uncertainty due to poor information is likely to cost you if you are too quick to make a move. Expect someone you were counting on to have a change of plans, leaving you in a vulnerable position.

Birthday Baby: You are determined, secretive and emotional. You are resourceful and aggressive.

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