CELEBRITIES BORN ON THIS DAY: Dev Patel, 26; Jaime King, 37; George Lopez, 55; Valerie Bertinelli, 56.

Happy Birthday: Size up your situation and put your strategy in place, but keep your motives to yourself. You’ll be far more effective if you go about your business in a private and unassuming manner. This is a time to make progress without drawing attention to your final destination. Once you have completed your journey, the celebrations can begin. Your numbers are 3, 14, 20, 27, 31, 36, 42.

ARIES (March 21-April 19): A practical plan will result in a new job, interview or an opportunity to advance. Your ability to adapt and learn quickly will help you secure your position. A celebration will encourage a positive change in an important relationship. 3 stars

TAURUS (April 20-May 20): Finish what you start and keep moving forward. Don’t let someone else interrupt your momentum. A serious talk with someone you love will bring you closer to the lifestyle you want. Plan a day trip. 3 stars

GEMINI (May 21-June 20): Make sure your motives are clear before you offer help. If you expect something in return, you will be disappointed. Stick to practical approaches and stay away from individuals who are excessive. Stick to those who offer stability. 3 stars

CANCER (June 21-July 22): Take part in events going on around town, or host a gathering at your place. Your ability to turn a little into a lot will attract individuals who want a piece of the action. Don’t be afraid to be different. 5 stars

LEO (July 23-Aug. 22): Show everyone what you can do. Make personal choices that will bring you popularity and recognition. Be bold and take control of things by making wise choices that will result in a better you and a happier life. 2 stars

VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22): Uncertainty at home or within an important relationship can be sorted out if you sit down and discuss your concerns with your loved ones. A simple change to your routine will encourage you to engage in more family time or romance. 4 stars

LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 22): Explore your options and make plans. Consider taking a trip or making special arrangements with someone you love. Don’t settle for a lifestyle that is stressful. Cutting your overhead will help you afford the activities that make you happy. 3 stars

SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. 21): Your upbringing will affect your current situation. Look beyond any challenges you are facing and try not to allow the past to infringe on how your future unfolds. Don’t be afraid to do things differently. 3 stars

SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21): Someone will try to upstage you or offer you false information. Stay ahead of the competition with an energetic approach to whatever you do. Your fun-loving attitude will drum up support and help you stay in the lead. 3 stars

CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19): Talks will bring positive results. Share ideas that will lead to home improvements, a residential move or do something that will bring the family closer together. An unusual idea will turn into a worthwhile investment. Share your feelings. 4 stars

AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18): You’ll have everyone’s attention, but not everyone’s support. You are advised to put together a flawless presentation before you share your plans. If you can show results rather than talk about possibilities, you will get what you want. Love is highlighted 2 stars

PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20): Alter your surroundings to fit your mood and to make it easier to achieve your dreams. Use your imagination and call upon people who owe you favors or have something unique to offer, and you will improve your personal situation. 5 stars

Birthday Baby: You are concrete, assertive and interesting. You are sensitive and conscientious.

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