CELEBRITIES BORN ON THIS DAY: Anna Faris, 42; Don Cheadle, 54; Andrew McCarthy, 56; Howie Mandel, 63.

Happy Birthday: Keep your emotions in check this year. Someone will take advantage of your vulnerability if you are too open about the way you feel or what you plan to do. Secrets must be kept, and poor habits eradicated. Living within your means and by the rules and regulations set by authority figures will be necessary. Emotional manipulation is apparent. Your numbers are 3, 14, 25, 29, 32, 38, 46.

ARIES (March 21-April 19): Money, legal and medical issues may be misleading or cause uncertainty. Don’t leave anything to chance, and handle such matters personally. An impulsive purchase will disappoint you. Ask for a second opinion before you make a physical change to your appearance. 3 stars

TAURUS (April 20-May 20): Get in touch with an old friend or reconnect with people you worked with in the past. The information you receive will help point you in a direction that allows you to use your skills in new ways. 5 stars

GEMINI (May 21-June 20): Do things right the first time. Paying close attention to details and following instructions will help you save time and money. A change to the way you look or what you do will turn out better than anticipated. 2 stars

CANCER (June 21-July 22): You don’t have to look for an excuse to make a change. It’s OK to be different and to do your own thing. Take care of your responsibilities personally. Someone unique will offer an interesting point of view. 4 stars

LEO (July 23-Aug. 22): Too much of anything will set you back. Distance yourself from anyone who tends to be indulgent or pushes you to take part in things you can’t afford or don’t want to do. Use your wisdom to get your way. 3 stars

VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22): If you share your feelings, someone will overreact or misinterpret what you have to say. Be a good listener; you will discover a good way to introduce what you would like to see happen. Truth and loyalty are essential. 3 stars

LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 22): Listen and learn. Look for alternative ways to make personal changes that will lower your overhead and ease your stress. Talking to an expert will give you some ideas that will help you bring in more cash. Romance is on the rise. 4 stars

SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. 21): Get together with people you know you can trust. Someone from your past will create a problem for you if you let him or her back into your life. Stick to what works, and don’t feel you owe anyone anything. 2 stars

SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21): The less information you offer others, the better. Someone will misinterpret what you say or offer you false information. Stay focused on your chores and responsibilities, and leave nothing to chance if you want to avoid having to backtrack. 2 stars

CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19): An emotional situation will arise if an old debt isn’t paid off. Joint ventures should not be trusted. You are best to handle negotiations personally. Don’t let an unexpected change someone makes throw you off guard. Protect your assets. 5 stars

AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18): Sum up what you’d like to be doing, and head in that direction. Refuse to let someone deter you from following your heart and doing what you enjoy doing most. Open communication will help ward off problems later on. 3 stars

PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20): Arguments will be a waste of time. You’ll end up in a stalemate that can damage a relationship you have with a good friend or relative. Don’t take a risk — emotionally or financially. Patience will be required. 3 stars

Birthday Baby: You are self-assured, fun-loving and sensitive. You are creative and unique.

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