CELEBRITIES BORN ON THIS DAY: Ben Foster, 34; Gabrielle Union, 42; Winona Ryder, 43; Richard Dreyfuss, 67.

Happy Birthday: Secrets and hidden matters will cost you emotionally. Ferret out what’s going on behind the scenes before you make a decision to act on something that holds uncertainty regarding your future. Emotions will escalate when dealing with colleagues or governmental, financial or medical institutions. Patience, tolerance and not relying on others will help you reach your goals unscathed.

ARIES (March 21-April 19): Don’t fight back when you should be intent on doing the best you can and letting your actions speak for you. Put more into the physical aspects of life. Get involved in activities that challenge you and make you strive for perfection.

TAURUS (April 20-May 20): Get out and do things in your community. Interacting will help you realize what you want to pursue and whom you want to spend time with. Travel and communication will lead to friendships and valuable information.

GEMINI (May 21-June 20): Take a closer look at your financial papers and reassess your status. Offer your services in a way that will help you bring in extra cash. Positioning yourself for advancement will bring good results. Mix business with pleasure and forge ahead.

CANCER (June 21-July 22): It’s what you do for others that will count. Focus on love, dedication and loyalty, and you will be respected for your convictions and strong beliefs. Romance will heighten your appeal and attract an unusual response from someone special.

LEO (July 23-Aug. 22): Control whatever situation you face, even if it means doing a little extra work. If you let someone else meddle, it will be difficult to reach your goals. Make changes that leave an impression and separate you from any competition you encounter.

VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22): Take care of business. Get discussions underway that will help you follow through with your plans, leaving a little time to do something special for you and the ones you love. You can make a difference. Romance is in the stars.

LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 22): Don’t let things get to you. Setbacks can be expected, especially when dealing with friends and family. Invest your time and energy into self-performance and improving your future. Change will bring you hope, and helping others will give you a purpose.

SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. 21): You can take control and make things happen that will turn your home into something unique and special. Speaking up and sharing your intentions with others will help weed out who is with you and who isn’t. Romance will improve your love life.

SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21): Take a broad look at what’s going on around you and protect your interests. A false impression is present, making it vital for you to question what others offer. Don’t be fooled by empty promises.

CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19): Listen carefully. Size up what’s said before you assess and take action. Doing more and saying less will put you ahead of anyone trying to advocate a stronger position. Search for the right strategy based on what others do and say.

AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18): Someone from your past will disrupt your day. Keep enemies at a distance until you have a good idea how to handle the situation effectively. You’ll only get one chance, so wait, watch and strike when the time is right.

PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20): Focus on having fun. Getting together with peers will lead to new opportunities. Look for an unusual project that you feel you can contribute to. The connections you make will help develop your skills and knowledge.

Birthday Baby: You are ambitious, pragmatic and strong-willed. You are focused and original.

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