CELEBRITIES BORN ON THIS DAY: Cole and Dylan Sprouse, 26; Meghan Markle, 37; Barack Obama, 57; Billy Bob Thornton, 63.

Happy Birthday: Use your intelligence and know-how when dealing with people pressuring you to expand too fast, take on too much or indulge in things that are costly or not good for you. Standing your ground will show strength and will help you gain respect. The standard you set now will position you to take advantage of new opportunities heading your way. Your numbers are 3, 15, 21, 27, 33, 41, 46.

ARIES (March 21-April 19): Activities that challenge you will also motivate you to get involved in an event or activity you can do with family or friends. Participation will help broaden your perspective on the possibilities that exist. Someone from your past will surface. 3 stars

TAURUS (April 20-May 20): Keep bringing about the changes you want to make. Having a plan in place will help you convince others to pitch in and help or at least not interfere. Make sure your motives are not based on emotions or assumptions. 3 stars

GEMINI (May 21-June 20): Stick close to home and live within your means. Make some alterations that will add to your convenience and help you cut your overhead. Use your intelligence to outmaneuver someone employing manipulative tactics that encourage you to spend. 3 stars

CANCER (June 21-July 22): Host an event or fix up your place to suit your current needs. A space that you can use for a creative endeavor will encourage you to develop a part-time business. A partnership is encouraged, along with romance and personal improvements. 4 stars

LEO (July 23-Aug. 22): The changes happening around you may not be to your liking, but in the end, you will benefit from what unfolds. Walk away from unpredictable or inconsistent individuals trying to bully you into something you know you shouldn’t do. 2 stars

VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22): A day trip or getting together with friends or relatives is favored. Sharing information and learning more about your background will help clear up some of the questions you have regarding health or financial issues. Learn from those with more experience. 5 stars

LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 22): Take pride in what you do. Don’t let the past hold you back. Learn from your mistakes to ensure you don’t overspend or let someone take advantage of you. Take physical action and finish what you start. 3 stars

SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. 21): Consider every angle of a situation before you decide to take on more responsibility. Your intuition should overrule your desire to please everyone. Show some restraint when dealing with someone using emotional tactics or applying pressure to force you into something questionable. 3 stars

SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21): Take control of any situation that is negotiable or that has to deal with your personal finances. Making a move based on what others decide to do, or for emotional rather than factual reasons, should be reconsidered. 3 stars

CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19): Make changes at home that will benefit your family. If someone makes a fuss, offer an alternative that will not mess with your plans. Offering incentives will help you get others to see things your way. An affectionate gesture will help. 5 stars

AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18): Taking action too quickly will leave you defenseless. Give yourself wiggle room to backtrack if need be. Emotional tactics will be used to convince you to take part in something you should walk away from. Think matters through. 2 stars

PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20): A change to the way you earn or handle your money will turn out to be beneficial. Invest in getting ahead and in taking better care of yourself. A partnership will enhance your confidence and ability to move forward. 4 stars

Birthday Baby: You are spontaneous, complex and caring. You are energetic and generous.

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