CELEBRITIES BORN ON THIS DAY: Natalie Portman, 36; Johnny Depp, 54; Aaron Sorkin, 55; Michael J. Fox, 56.

Happy Birthday: Engage in activities that you can do with others. Expanding your circle of friends or getting to know someone better will help you form closer relationships that will come in handy as the year progresses. Personal growth and physical changes that are subtle but effective will be the result of interacting with people from all walks of life. Your numbers are 3, 8, 17, 21, 25, 37, 40.

ARIES (March 21-April 19): Work hard to encourage solid relationships. Doing your part will help set the standard for a better future with the people you live and work with. Learn from past mistakes and you’ll avoid someone taking advantage of you. 5 stars

TAURUS (April 20-May 20): Problems over money matters are best dealt with quickly. Emotional deception can turn into a financial loss. Refuse to let anyone take over or interfere in your personal affairs. Someone from your past will cause problems if you reconnect. 3 stars

GEMINI (May 21-June 20): Take pride in what you do and how you get along with others. Being a team player as well as a leader will help you gain ground in personal and business affairs. Offer solutions and be willing to compromise. 3 stars

CANCER (June 21-July 22): Take a second look at a situation and consider if you may be part of the problem. Self-deception can be cause for concern if it jeopardizes your relationship with someone or harms your reputation. Work on personal improvements, not changing others. 3 stars


LEO (July 23-Aug. 22): Get in the game. Bring about personal changes that make you feel confident about the way you look. Social events are highlighted and will turn an OK time into a spectacular day. Live in the moment. 5 stars

VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22): Size up whatever challenge you face at home or at work. Someone will use unconventional methods to trick you into taking on more than you should. Only agree to what’s feasible and speak up if you feel like someone is being deceptive. 2 stars

LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 22): Take care of relatives, friends or those who need assistance. Your consideration, suggestions and solutions will bring about changes that will leave you in a better position. Work as a team player and good things will happen. 4 stars

SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. 21): A change in the way or place you work may come by surprise, but the end result looks very promising. Greater security and a chance to use your skills in new ways will contribute to the success and satisfaction you feel. 3 stars

SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21): Assess your situation and make changes. Bringing up concerns or making suggestions for how to improve your relationship will bring about positive changes. Keep your eyes open for a chance to excel. 3 stars

CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19): Get instructions straight before you get started. You will take things the wrong way if you let your emotions lead to assumptions instead of getting the facts. Stick close to home and concentrate on self-improvement, home and family. 3 stars


AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18): Don’t let anyone meddle in your personal or professional affairs. Listen carefully and don’t hesitate to correct someone who may misinterpret what you are saying or doing. Don’t miss out on an opportunity due to someone’s underhandedness. 4 stars

PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20): Nothing will be as it appears. Take a closer look before you agree to something that is illusive or that comes from an unreliable source. Make creative changes at home that will benefit you and the ones you love. 2 stars

Birthday Baby: You are progressive, engaging and outgoing. You are articulate and persuasive.

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