CELEBRITIES BORN ON THIS DAY: Pippa Middleton, 34; Greg Rusedski, 44; Rosie Perez, 53; Swoosie Kurtz, 73.

Happy Birthday: Relationships will be the key this year. Don’t be fooled by insincere gestures of friendliness. Keep your secrets tucked away and work quietly toward your goals. Planning and preparing will make a difference to what you can accomplish in the years to come. Practicality and hard work will result in positive change and greater opportunity. Do what’s best for you and your family. Your numbers are 3, 14, 23, 26, 31, 39, 47.

ARIES (March 21-April 19): An emotional situation will stand in your way if you let it consume you. Separate matters concerning your personal and professional life. Take care of business before you get immersed in matters that can disrupt personal plans. 3 stars

TAURUS (April 20-May 20): If you want something, put some muscle behind your desire. Don’t expect things to come to you or rely on others to do things for you. Put in the time required to do the job and sit back and enjoy the outcome. 4 stars

GEMINI (May 21-June 20): Problems with relationships will surface if you use emotional tactics to persuade others to see things your way. Dealing with children, parents or partners will lead to disillusionment or deception. Be clear regarding your motives and expectations. 2 stars

CANCER (June 21-July 22): Your insight will help you gauge what to do next. Taking a sensitive approach to the way you handle others at work will give you the opportunity to discover information that will help you make an important career decision. 5 stars

LEO (July 23-Aug. 22): Don’t disregard the way others live or do things. Learn through experience and by taking part in cultural events or self-help programs that offer a broad cross section of opportunities for education and growth. 3 stars

VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22): Listen carefully when talking with a prospective partner, and choose your words wisely. Stay focused on what’s doable and only promise what you know you can deliver. A missed opportunity will come around again. Be prepared to make a move. 3 stars

LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 22): Keep a close watch on the way others act and respond to you. Someone is likely to give you the wrong idea about what’s expected of you. Don’t fold under pressure when dealing with matters that affect your personal life. 3 stars

SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. 21): Take part in educational pursuits. A creative endeavor or trying something that you have never done before will lead to new beginnings and friendships. A partnership will offer a different perspective on life and how you earn your living. 5 stars

SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21): You’ll meet with opposition when dealing with matters that affect your relationships, travel or educational plans. Don’t cover up the truth. Honesty will be necessary, even if it hurts. Personal growth is encouraged. 2 stars

CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19): You can turn a negative into a positive if you use persuasive tactics. Know what you need to offer in order to get what you want. You will come out on top if you are willing to give a little. 4 stars

AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18): Responsibilities related to parenting or family will be restricting. Do your best, but don’t neglect your needs. Accept the inevitable and work alongside someone you love in order to resolve whatever issues you face. 3 stars

PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20): Share your ideas and do your best to help a cause that is close to your heart. Volunteer work will give you a different perspective when dealing with the problems you face with other people. Don’t give in to self-deception. 3 stars

Birthday Baby: You are sensitive, spontaneous and prepared. You are discreet and sensible.

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