CELEBRITIES BORN ON THIS DAY: Hayley Williams, 29; Gerard Depardieu, 69; Cokie Roberts, 74; John Amos, 78.

Happy Birthday: Reflection and hard work will be necessary this year. Consider what you have done in the past and how you can use your experience and know-how to avoid making the same mistakes over and over again. Don’t get down when all you need to do is hone your skills and make them work more efficiently. Don’t complain or give in to outside interference. Your numbers are 2, 14, 18, 23, 35, 39, 42.

ARIES (March 21-April 19): Anything related to work should be handled carefully. Take care of your responsibilities without complaint. An emotional reaction will make you look bad and lead to an impulsive move. Do your best to get along with others. 3 stars

TAURUS (April 20-May 20): Be direct if you have a problem. Being honest and asking questions are the best ways to get to the bottom of any situation that leaves you feeling uncertain. Peace and love will help resolve issues, but complaining won’t. 3 stars

GEMINI (May 21-June 20): Stick to what you know and steer clear of anyone who shows inconsistency or unpredictable tendencies. Stay grounded and stick to whatever commitments you have made. Use common sense and offer honest answers. 4 stars

CANCER (June 21-July 22): A shopping trip will lead to a bargain that will improve your domestic environment. Make romance a priority and make plans to enjoy being with the people who make you happy. Personal improvements are featured. 2 stars

LEO (July 23-Aug. 22): Make a change at work or to your status and reputation. Consider what you enjoy doing most and look for ways to use your skills, experience or knowledge to help you head in a direction that excites you. 5 stars

VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22): Consider the adjustments you can make to the way you live. Consider how you can apply the knowledge you have gained in the past to future prospects. A change of location or updating your skills will help you move forward. 3 stars

LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 22): Refuse to let individuals who don’t share your opinion get a rise out of you. Nurture the relationships that are most important to you. The quality of your interactions with others will depend on your frame of mind. 3 stars

SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. 21): Don’t venture too far from home. It’s important to focus inward and reflect on the plans and promises you’ve made. Do whatever it takes to stabilize your relationships with those you care about before moving forward. 3 stars

SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21): A bargain is not worth it if you have to incur debt. Changes can be made that are cost-efficient and will allow you to save rather than spend. Common sense and the ability to say “no” will be in your best interest. 2 stars

CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19): Emotions will swell up when dealing with friends or relatives who know how to get a rise out of you. Stop and think before you take the bait and you’ll come up with a much better way to handle such encounters. 2 stars

AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18): Don’t leave anything to chance. Getting your personal papers and documentation in order will be necessary before the year comes to a close. Don’t let anyone take you for granted. Look for a way to reach your professional goals. 4 stars

PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20): Offer suggestions, but don’t take over. You’ll be blamed for interfering if you are too eager to tell others what to do. Misunderstandings are apparent. Personal growth should be your focus, not trying to change others. 3 stars

Birthday Baby: You are productive, imaginative and opportunistic. You are innovative and changeable.

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