CELEBRITIES BORN ON THIS DAY: Missy Franklin, 22; Kenan Thompson, 39; Bono, 57; Donovan, 71.

Happy Birthday: Engage in life, love and laughter. Let your creative heart run wild and your desire to be free take over. Let go of past regrets, live in the moment and do what comes naturally. Speak openly about your needs and how you are going to change your life. Saying what you feel and doing what you say will lead to happiness. Your numbers are 5, 11, 21, 27, 33, 36, 49.

ARIES (March 21-April 19): Being secretive about what you are up to will create more of a problem in the end. Others may assume the worst. A diplomatic attitude will help you avoid a situation that could dismantle your plans or your reputation. 3 stars

TAURUS (April 20-May 20): Put some force behind your decisions and turn your dreams into a reality. Express your ideas openly and don’t be afraid to do things differently. Adopt new technology and innovative concepts and manipulate them to work for you. 3 stars

GEMINI (May 21-June 20): Look for alternative ways to reach your goal. Whether at work or at home, taking a unique approach will attract interest. Where there is controversy, there is also growth. Listen to good advice, but do your own thing. 3 stars

CANCER (June 21-July 22): Refuse to let anyone order you around. Try to outmaneuver anyone who may be trying to push you in a direction you don’t want to go. Express the way you feel and don’t budge. Your strength of character will pay off. 5 stars


LEO (July 23-Aug. 22): Be open to suggestions and listen to opinions, but when it comes to making a decision, look at all the information and implement the changes that will improve your work performance as well as your personal life. 2 stars

VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22): You’ll have to work hard when dealing with your relationships with others. Problems will arise if you are critical or impatient with the way others do things. Show compassion and understanding and offer a helping hand. 4 stars

LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 22): Deal with family members as well as your peers and you will find it easier to get your way. Offering incentives will help, but don’t feel the need to go overboard when a simple gesture will do the trick. 3 stars

SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. 21): You will need to work with partners, peers and those affected by the decisions you make. Having the support and guidance of others will encourage you to try harder and be more assertive when faced with opposition. 3 stars

SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21): Giving in a little to gain a lot isn’t such a bad idea. Don’t feel the need to have it all your way. Allowing others to have a moment in the spotlight will make you look good. 3 stars

CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19): Work hard and finish what you start. Avoid anyone who gives you a hard time or who doesn’t think the same way you do. The less you reveal about what you are up to, the better. Do your own thing. 4 stars


AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18): Observe how people from different backgrounds live and it will help you understand how to get along better with people from all walks of life. Don’t limit what you can do because you are unaware of the possibilities. Ask questions and participate. 2 stars

PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20): A call for assistance will give you a chance to put more of your time into working out the important details. If someone complains, simply ask someone else to help. Put your energy into accomplishing your goals, not arguing. 5 stars

Birthday Baby: You are progressive, intense and tenacious. You are innovative and appealing.

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