CELEBRITIES BORN ON THIS DAY: Maria Menounos, 39; Kanye West, 40; Julianna Margulies, 51; Keenen Ivory Wayans, 59.

Happy Birthday: Look for any opportunity that will help you expand your interests and get ahead. Chitchat will ensure that you gain support from those willing to assist you on your ride to success. Your way with words and charm will put you in a leadership position if you are willing to step up to the podium and take over. Your numbers are 2, 5, 19, 24, 33, 45, 47.

ARIES (March 21-April 19): Emotional issues will surface if you or someone you are in a joint venture with misuses funds. Discuss matters before it’s too late. Taking a wait-and-see attitude will lead to secretive behavior and a lack of trust. 5 stars

TAURUS (April 20-May 20): Spend more time on personal growth and discovering what you want and less time with people who make you feel emotionally disenchanted with your life and what lies ahead. Concentrate on getting ahead instead of helping others advance. 3 stars

GEMINI (May 21-June 20): Take what you can get and keep moving forward. Your appeal will attract the help you require to bring about the changes that will bring you higher returns. A partnership will go through changes with positive results. 3 stars

CANCER (June 21-July 22): Don’t let your emotions get in the way of your work. Take care of business before you decide to make a complaint or discuss your concerns. Show compassion and consideration for others and you’ll avoid getting into an unnecessary squabble. 3 stars

LEO (July 23-Aug. 22): Emotional deception will lead to overspending. Keep your credit cards in a safe place and don’t leave your possessions out in the open for someone to steal. Taking safety precautions will spare you a lot of trouble. 5 stars

VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22): Demanding individuals are best kept at a distance. Take care of your responsibilities, but don’t feel guilty saying ”no” to someone trying to force you to take on additional chores that don’t belong to you. 2 stars

LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 22): Start a conversation with someone you know who has the potential to challenge your assumptions and inform your next move. Knowing what you are up against will give you the confidence to dispel any problem before it arises. 4 stars

SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. 21): Stay focused on what’s important. Working diligently to get others to take notice will help you gain respect and accolades. Be careful when dealing with negotiations and financial matters. Smooth talk will tempt you to settle for less. 3 stars

SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21): Speak from the heart, especially when dealing with matters that are personal or can influence your domestic environment. You can broaden your interests if you change your daily routine or join a group that attracts smart people. 3 stars

CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19): If possible, work from home or put your energy into rearranging or making positive alterations to your surroundings or the way you live. The results you get from being physically active will encourage you to adopt a healthier lifestyle. 3 stars

AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18): Open up about the way you feel and how you want to move forward. Negotiate and take care of matters personally. Positive changes at home or to the way you live will bring you closer to the ones you love the most. 4 stars

PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20): Expect to face someone’s mind games. Listen carefully and be ready to respond with direct questions. Gather the facts and do your own research before getting involved in someone else’s scheme. Stick close to home. 2 stars

Birthday Baby: You are adaptable, clever and magnetic. You are robust and adoring.

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