CELEBRITIES BORN ON THIS DAY: Jordin Sparks, 28; Brooke Nevin, 35; Ralph Fiennes, 55; Diane Sawyer, 72.

Happy Birthday: If you want to donate something, offer your time and creative solutions rather than your money. You can make a difference in your personal life by being more responsible. Charity begins at home, and that should be your priority. You can bring the people you love closer together by offering a safe and loving environment that encourages trust and loyalty. Your numbers are 2, 6, 15, 26, 31, 24, 47.

ARIES (March 21-April 19): Keep your life simple and use your intelligence and skills to help you maneuver through any situation or dilemma you face. Getting along with friends and relatives will require patience. Focus on what’s important to you. 4 stars

TAURUS (April 20-May 20): You’ll be taken advantage of if you give in to unreasonable demands. Concentrate on what you need to clear up before the year comes to a close. Set a course that will put pending finances, contracts or settlements to rest. 2 stars

GEMINI (May 21-June 20): Strive to gain complete control over the matters that mean the most to you. Getting together with others and discussing your plans will help you gain support. Use your imagination and you’ll come up with innovative solutions that will protect your status and reputation. 5 stars

CANCER (June 21-July 22): Be careful how you approach relatives who may not share your opinions. It may be best to remain quiet and enjoy the festivities going on around you. Youngsters will bring you great pleasure. A personal relationship will take an unusual turn. 3 stars

LEO (July 23-Aug. 22): Relationships should be your top priority. Taking care of loose ends and preparing to close the year on a high note are encouraged. Love and romance will give way to positive plans for the future. 3 stars

VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22): Personal gains will be yours once you take care of the small but important details that are blocking you from following through with your plans. Discipline and hard work will pay off and make you look good. 3 stars

LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 22): Don’t let people from your past disrupt your life and your future. Emotions will be stirred up if you attend a reunion or frequent some of the places you used to hang out. Personal changes will evolve if you do some soul-searching. 5 stars

SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. 21): Financial matters will have to be dealt with carefully. An unrealistic expectation that doesn’t materialize will leave you questioning what you should do next. Prudence should be your plan for now. Offer hands-on help, not money. 2 stars

SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21): Make positive changes at home. Sprucing up your surroundings or updating your image will give you the confidence to take part in the festivities happening at work or in your community. 4 stars

CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19): Take charge and forge ahead with enthusiasm and determination. Refuse to let emotions take over. Know what you want and set your sights on reaching your destination regardless of what others do. 3 stars

AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18): Tidy up loose ends at work or at home. Clear your calendar so you can enjoy the festivities going on around you. Refrain from overspending or trying to buy someone’s love and affection. Personal change is encouraged. 3 stars

PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20): Know exactly how much disposable cash you have on hand and don’t spend a penny more. Use your imagination when it comes to updating the way you look or how you present what you want to do. 3 stars

Birthday Baby: You are practical, inventive and persuasive. You are elaborate and inquisitive.

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