CELEBRITIES BORN ON THIS DAY: Russell Crowe, 53; Jackie Chan, 63; John Oates, 68; Francis Ford Coppola, 78.

Happy Birthday: Dig in and get things done. This should be a year of completion. Take note of all the little things you have left undone and either discard or finish them one by one. The adulation you get from clearing the slate of chores hanging over your head will inspire you to make new plans for the future. Press forward with pride and determination. Your numbers are 1, 5, 13, 21, 26, 37, 40.

ARIES (March 21-April 19): Get serious about what you have to offer and how you can put your skills to good use. Pitch in and make a point to get things done. Use your intelligence, experience and know-how openly, and an opportunity will present itself. 3 stars

TAURUS (April 20-May 20): Take time to explore new possibilities and to learn from those with more experience than you. Engage in activities that are geared toward sharing skills with someone you want to know better. Discuss future plans with your loved ones. 5 stars

GEMINI (May 21-June 20): The case of too little, too late will surface if you aren’t open about the way you feel. Deal with partners and colleagues openly and honestly. If you want to get ahead, take responsibility and make things happen. 2 stars

CANCER (June 21-July 22): You’ll have greater insight into what others want. Share your thoughts, offering precise information to avoid being misinterpreted. Plan something romantic or fun for the whole family and you will enhance your personal life. 4 stars


LEO (July 23-Aug. 22): Tidy up loose ends before you shut down for the weekend. Leaving things unfinished will lead to stress, uncertainty and an inability to get the rest you need. Don’t feel like you need to spend money in order to impress someone. 3 stars

VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22): Put your heart and soul into whatever you do. Take a leadership position and follow through with your plans. Your enthusiasm and hands-on approach will separate you from any competition you face. Romance will improve your personal life. 3 stars

LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 22): Put reason and reliability first. Don’t jump to conclusions, take on too much or expect too much from others. Keep your life simple and live within your means. Make changes that will stabilize your life, not disrupt it. 3 stars

SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. 21): Creativity, innovation and enlightenment are heightened. Take whatever opportunity you get to explore the ideas and desires that excite you the most. Celebrate your discoveries and achievements with someone you love. 4 stars

SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21): Know what you want and seize the moment. Confidence will play a determining role regarding what you accomplish and what you don’t. Refuse to let anyone waste your time debating fruitless issues. Stay focused on what’s most important to you. 5 stars

CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19): You can reinvent an old plan and make it work for you. Delve into situations that require thought, planning and physical action, and you will find a way to accomplish your goal. Discuss your financial, legal or contractual obligations. 5 stars


AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18): Look for greater stability when it comes to important partnerships. Coming to terms with things and making agreements that will be beneficial to everyone involved should be your intent. Be the solution, not the problem. 3 stars

PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20): A steady pace forward will be your quickest route to success. Don’t let what others do take priority over how you handle business and personal negotiations. Use your head and you will achieve greater security. 3 stars

Birthday Baby: You are practical, steadfast and energetic. You are adaptable and curious.

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