CELEBRITIES BORN ON THIS DAY: Nicki Minaj, 33; Ian Somerhalder, 37; Dominic Monaghan, 39; Teri Hatcher, 51.

Happy Birthday: Use your leadership qualities, but do so in a humble manner and you will gain the sort of recognition that will make you proud. Being a crusader for a worthy cause and finding unconventional solutions to problems will play in your favor. Keeping the peace will be in your best interest. A moderate approach to life will lead to greater stability. Your numbers are 8, 13, 21, 24, 33, 41, 47.

ARIES (March 21-April 19): Cut your overhead and save money. If you give yourself incentives, it will be easier to go without some of life’s little luxuries. Take an active role in making your personal relationships work. Work to please others and the return will be high. 3 stars

TAURUS (April 20-May 20): Spend time with people who can help you out professionally. Someone will make an offer that appears flawless. Take a closer look before getting involved in a joint venture. Take an unusual approach to romance. 3 stars

GEMINI (May 21-June 20): You’ll be tempted to take on too much or indulge in things that are not realistic. Do whatever you can to raise your profile. Increase your qualifications and update your portfolio, resume or appearance. Work hard to find solutions. 3 stars

CANCER (June 21-July 22): Be willing to accommodate others and you will end up getting your way. A personal relationship will improve with a little tender loving care. Do something that makes you happy. If you feel good, you will do better and attract attention. 5 stars

LEO (July 23-Aug. 22): Get out with friends or engage in something that will bring you more knowledge. Look for information that will lead to new pursuits or prospects. Don’t fall short because you are sulking over a personal situation. Change what isn’t working for you. 2 stars

VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22): Take a look around and see what’s going on in your neighborhood or with friends, relatives or your peers. Showing interest in others will help you come up with ideas and sort out the problems you’ve been facing in your personal life. 4 stars

LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 22): Do whatever it takes to motivate yourself to get down to business and finish what you start. Joining a group that adds excitement or adventure to your life will bring about positive changes to your friendships and hobbies. 3 stars

SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. 21): Your emotions will be in flux. Find a creative outlet, and you will advance personally. A change regarding your professional goals will help you make an important decision. Consider all the possibilities and take a leap of faith. 3 stars

SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21): You’ll be criticized if you approach situations with a “me first” attitude. Distance yourself from people who encourage self-indulgence. Be more aware of how you can help others and less concerned about acquiring unnecessary luxuries. Use your energy wisely. 3 stars

CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19): Go above and beyond the call of duty and you will give your reputation a boost. Your kindness, generosity and eagerness to share and contribute will separate you from any competition you face. An unusual connection looks promising. 4 stars

AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18): Don’t let a love interest lead you astray. A realistic look at your situation will help you see your position clearly and encourage you to make the right choice. There is much to be gained if you focus on professional goals. 2 stars

PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20): Make improvements to your home or living arrangements. Honesty may hurt, but it’s the quickest route to solving any existing problems. Know what you want before you negotiate and you will make a good deal. Romance is highlighted. 5 stars

Birthday Baby: You are intense, steadfast and loving. You are outgoing and goal-oriented.

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