CELEBRITIES BORN ON THIS DAY: Mo’Nique, 51; Gary Dourdin, 52; Jermaine Jackson, 64; Bess Armstrong, 65.

Happy Birthday: The past will help you figure out how best to move forward this year. Rely on your ability to see the big picture, but don’t let that lead to extravagance when moderation is required. Pick and choose the best and most affordable way to get what you want. Concentrate on the details that will help you reach your goal. Your numbers are 5, 16, 23, 28, 34, 39, 46.

ARIES (March 21-April 19): Be good to those you love. Don’t take out your frustration or anger on someone who is just trying to help. Look at the whole scene and you will find something positive to take from whatever situation you face. 4 stars

TAURUS (April 20-May 20): Look for a positive way to improve your life and the lives of those you care about. Building good alliances and helping those in need will shape how others judge you. Refuse to let emotions take over. 2 stars

GEMINI (May 21-June 20): Refuse to let others make decisions for you. Consider what it is you want and make peace with yourself by following your heart. A demonstration that shows your integrity will far exceed anyone trying to deceive you. 5 stars

CANCER (June 21-July 22): Partnerships should be evaluated and decisions made. Take the initiative to put your heart on the line and be honest about the way you feel and what you want to see happen. You’ll end the year on a happy note. 3 stars

LEO (July 23-Aug. 22): Change someone’s life by doing something nice. Your gesture of kindness will reflect the type of person you are, and good things will be offered in return. A shopping trip will be fun but also stressful if you go over budget. 3 stars

VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22): Don’t feel you have to make a change if you aren’t ready. Listen but don’t give in to someone trying to entice you to be indulgent. Patience will be required. Concentrate on being constructive and getting things done on time. 3 stars

LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 22): A short trip will lead to answers to questions that have been causing you stress. Share your feelings and discuss how you would like to see things unfold. Positive change will happen if you are honest about what you want. Romance is highlighted. 5 stars

SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. 21): Short trips, personal and physical updates and creative projects are all favored. Don’t let your emotions interfere and ruin your chance to explore and express your ideas and opinions. When it comes to money matters, slow down and spend less. 2 stars

SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21): Only share with people you know you can trust to hold your secrets, regardless of pressure or circumstance. History plays a role in how you react, so don’t lose sight of what’s transpired in the past. 4 stars

CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19): Personal gains will require you to be calculating and practical. A solid plan will help deter anyone who wants to take advantage of you. Charity begins at home, so don’t offer handouts without knowing where your money is going. 3 stars

AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18): Emotional spending should be controlled. Don’t buy anything you cannot afford or do not need. Be innovative and you’ll find a way to cut corners and still enjoy life. A physical makeover can be accomplished without going into debt. 3 stars

PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20): Part of your charm will come from being able to make do with what you’ve got. Use your imagination and you’ll come up with a plan that enhances your popularity. You cannot put a price tag on love or humor. 3 stars

Birthday Baby: You are sensitive, insightful and thoughtful. You are secretive and forceful.

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Eugenia Last