CELEBRITIES BORN ON THIS DAY: Taylor Lautner, 27; Kelly Rowland, 38; Jennifer Aniston, 50; Sheryl Crow, 57.

Happy Birthday: Don’t make excuses or take no for an answer. Be strong, dependable and ready to take on the world. Trust in your ability to get things done and to open doors that will allow you to reach your goals. It’s up to you to make your life better, so don’t expect someone to do the work for you. Your numbers are 5, 17, 22, 26, 30, 39, 41, 46.

ARIES (March 21-April 19): Learn something new. Open your eyes to new technology, and keep up with the times. Change can be made, but do so for the right reason, not for revenge or boredom. Make what you do count for something. 3 stars

TAURUS (April 20-May 20): You’ll find it difficult to deal with an emotional situation. Don’t leap when you should be taking a moment to consider how your words or actions will affect others. Show compassion, and be willing to work with those you encounter. 3 stars

GEMINI (May 21-June 20): Spend more time listening to others and assessing your situation and how best to deal with an opportunity. Time is on your side, and making the right move will make a difference in how you get along with others. 3 stars

CANCER (June 21-July 22): Share your thoughts and feelings, and you will find out exactly where you stand. Don’t hesitate to tell someone you love them or to make your intentions known. Your honesty will lead to positive changes at work and at home. 4 stars

LEO (July 23-Aug. 22): You may want to change others, but perhaps it’s you who needs to change. Don’t force others to do things your way. Be sensitive to others’ needs and go about your business, and you’ll avoid interference. Keep in mind change begins with yourself. 2 stars

VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22): Get out and mingle, network and discuss your thoughts with someone you respect. The information you pick up will help you bring about a change that will improve your life. Don’t let anyone take advantage of you. Say no to poor influences. 5 stars

LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 22): Listen carefully and do your own fact-checking. Look at the cost of things others want you to do. A change is good only if it doesn’t put you in debt or cause additional stress. Do what’s best for yourself. 3 stars

SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. 21): Get together with people who have something to offer. The more you share, the more you will learn. Try something you’ve never done, and expand your knowledge, experience and interests. Love and romance will improve your life. 3 stars

SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21): Do something energetic. Keep busy, help others and scout for new opportunities. You will meet people from all walks of life. Be wary of anyone offering vague information or who appears to be prying into your personal affairs. 3 stars

CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19): Share your thoughts about the way you want to live or the changes you want to make personally. Adjust your lifestyle to fit future plans to advance. An unusual offer should not be ignored. Romance is highlighted. 5 stars

AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18): Choose your words carefully and your actions with thoughtfulness. How you approach others will determine how well you will do and how far you will get. Hard work will pay off and encourage positive change and greater opportunities. 2 stars

PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20): Consider every angle of a situation before you make your move. Waste will be the result of taking on too much when less would have been sufficient. Good things can happen, but first you need to recognize what’s entailed. 4 stars

Birthday Baby: You are sensitive, curious and helpful. You are adventurous and intuitive.

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Eugenia Last