CELEBRITIES BORN ON THIS DAY: Saoirse Ronan, 23; Claire Danes, 38; David Letterman, 70; Ed O’Neill, 71.

Happy Birthday: Planning and preparation will be necessary. This is not the year to leap aimlessly into something that isn’t a sure thing. Treat relationships with care and be willing to compromise when things don’t go your way. Taking the long route will lead to contentment. Size up situations and execute your plans with confidence. Protect what is most important to you. Your numbers are 2, 9, 14, 23, 31, 44, 48.

ARIES (March 21-April 19): Share your dreams with someone you love and bring about positive changes to the way you live. Speak from the heart, but with the wisdom that comes from past experience. Take extra care of your health and well-being. 3 stars

TAURUS (April 20-May 20): Get your facts straight and your personal papers in order. Dealing with government agencies and authority figures will turn out well if you are prepared. Helping someone with physical problems will encourage you to be more health-conscious. 3 stars

GEMINI (May 21-June 20): An unexpected opportunity looks promising. Consider what’s being offered and who is involved. Don’t let anyone pressure you into making a cash donation or covering costs that should be included automatically. A partnership agreement should be put in writing. 5 stars

CANCER (June 21-July 22): Keep an open mind, but don’t feel like you have to agree with someone who is being frivolous or pressuring you. Anyone looking for an argument should be dealt with quickly. Aim to get along and promote peace over discord. 2 stars


LEO (July 23-Aug. 22): Don’t waste time arguing. Get busy and make things happen that will improve your life. Using pressure won’t work, but offering incentives will. Children and seniors in your life will have an impact on the way things unfold. 4 stars

VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22): Make positive changes, but don’t absorb more debt. Take the time to do the work rather than hiring someone to do it for you. You’ll gain confidence, respect and feel the satisfaction that comes from achieving your goals. 3 stars

LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 22): Don’t get caught up in an emotional disagreement. It’s best to go about your business with a minimal amount of friction. Don’t try to change others. Focus on personal gains, learning and achieving your goals. 3 stars

SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. 21): Emotions will surface when dealing with the people you work with. Your insight will help you tune in to sensitive issues that others may overlook. A steady pace and hard work will be recognized and rewarded. 3 stars

SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21): Your good nature and desire to be helpful will be taken advantage of by someone you least expect. Disillusionment will set in if you trust someone you shouldn’t. Don’t let anyone stop you from doing the things you enjoy doing most. 3 stars

CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19): Sometimes it’s best to take your time and observe what’s happening around you. Exhibit common sense when dealing with people who are excitable or who respond emotionally. Do things your own way and at your own pace. 2 stars


AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18): Go back to your roots and you will discover something that will help you advance now. Revisit an old idea that was ahead of its time and rework it to fit current economic trends. Hard work will pay off. 5 stars

PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20): Don’t lend or borrow. If you want to donate something, offer your time, not your cash. Become a part of something you believe in or want to see change. It’s what you do that will bring the best results. 3 stars

Birthday Baby: You are intelligent, cautious and reliable. You are caring and straightforward.

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