CELEBRITIES BORN ON THIS DAY: Drew Bledsoe, 45; Simon Pegg, 47; Meg Tilly, 57; Terry Gross, 66.

Happy Birthday: You can figure things out if you put your mind to it this year. Negotiate your position personally and professionally. Look for the best opportunity and make that your destination. There is plenty to gain if you are willing to take a little initiative. Trust in yourself and follow the path that makes you feel most comfortable. Your numbers are 7, 12, 23, 29, 34, 42, 49.

ARIES (March 21-April 19): Draw on the knowledge and experience you have and share your thoughts with those looking for similar results. Intelligence and physical efforts will allow for greater opportunity to build your own foundations for success. 3 stars

TAURUS (April 20-May 20): Learn as you go. Put in the time to discover new possibilities. Be a participant and offer alternatives. It’s up to you to follow through, so don’t wait to be asked to join in. 3 stars

GEMINI (May 21-June 20): Work toward a better you. Get into better physical shape. The changes you want to see happen will only take place if you instigate them on your own. Emotional relationships with children, family or your partner will improve with conversation. 5 stars

CANCER (June 21-July 22): Keep your life simple and your plans within budget. Don’t be tempted to keep up with those who profess to be doing spectacularly. Someone offering false impressions will distract you from reaching your goals. 2 stars

LEO (July 23-Aug. 22): Make plans to travel. Plan to incorporate both business and pleasure into your arrangements. You’ll learn by observing someone with experience. Take care of responsibilities and you will gain support and long-lasting allies. Romance and domestic changes are encouraged. 4 stars

VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22): Money problems will develop if you aren’t smart about the way you handle investments, spending habits and your generosity. Being able to say no to someone asking for too much will help keep you out of trouble. Honesty must prevail. 3 stars

LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 22): Change will be within reach. Take the initiative to reach out and grab what you want. There is no room for hesitation if you want to get ahead. Share your thoughts and make things happen. Engage in intellectual and physical activities. 3 stars

SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. 21): Check out what’s going on behind the scenes, but don’t share information about your personal affairs. Learn from the way others behave and the outcome of questionable decisions. Don’t feel pressured to participate in something that doesn’t interest you. 3 stars

SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21): Express the way you feel about situations at work and at home, and you will have a positive impact on the outcome. Your willingness to do the work to make things happen will help you gain respect. 4 stars

CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19): A diplomatic approach to any situation you face involving peers, neighbors or relatives will help you avoid trouble. Don’t fold under pressure or give in to someone using brawn over brains to get his or her way. 2 stars

AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18): Do whatever needs to be done in order to get what you want. Make this a day of celebration. Join forces with someone who contributes positively to your life. Explore, experience and work to become the person you want to be. 5 stars

PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20): Don’t feel overwhelmed or pressured by what others do or say. Make choices that suit you, not those around you. It’s important to live up to your standards and beliefs, not someone else’s. Observe but don’t give in to pressure. 3 stars

Birthday Baby: You are proactive, engaging and progressive. You are gracious and compassionate.

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