CELEBRITIES BORN ON THIS DAY: Adam Clayton, 59; Dana Delany, 63; William H. Macy, 69; Neil Sedaka, 80.

Happy Birthday: Emotions will play a role in the way things go this year. Take a step back and assess each situation that surfaces. Impulse and excess will be what holds you back. Forge ahead with determination, preparation and knowing what you want and how best to turn your idea into something tangible. Focus on progress, not emotional chaos. Your numbers are 9, 16, 22, 24, 31, 38, 46.

ARIES (March 21-April 19): Concentrate on being the best you can be. A compliment will be offered if you make a subtle change to the way you look. A generous offer should be carefully considered. Don’t reveal personal information or secrets. Romance is highlighted. 4 stars

TAURUS (April 20-May 20): Start doing your own thing. Be unique and show that you are a self-starter and ready for whatever challenge comes your way. It will be your actions and responses that will help you advance, not copying someone else. 3 stars

GEMINI (May 21-June 20): Consider what it is you want and how best to go about getting it. Don’t rely on anyone offering unrealistic promises that are likely to lead to disappointment or regret. Follow your heart, and use your skills to excel. 3 stars

CANCER (June 21-July 22): Keep your emotions locked up somewhere safe and out of the public eye. You’ll accomplish far more if you are rational and approach your daily responsibilities with discipline and the intent to finish what you start. Look over contracts and agreements. 3 stars

LEO (July 23-Aug. 22): Easy does it. Slow down and consider the best route to take before you react. Inconsistent or unpredictable behavior will not help you keep the peace or get what you want. Someone is likely to embellish the facts. 4 stars

VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22): Trust in what you know, not what someone tells you or tries to persuade you to do. A change should be carefully considered, especially if it will affect your health or disrupt a relationship with someone close to you. 2 stars

LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 22): Be realistic about what you can do. Trust facts and use common sense when it comes to your health and well-being. Put your efforts into peace and harmony, not friction and chaos. Don’t overreact or underestimate. Precision is key. 5 stars

SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. 21): Take a break and give yourself a chance to rejuvenate. Do your best to avoid getting into a scuffle with someone close to you. Listen attentively and offer suggestions that will appease you as well as others. 3 stars

SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21): Don’t let your emotions take over. If someone says something you don’t like, walk away. Trust in yourself, not information you get secondhand. Put more energy into looking your best and taking better care of your health. 3 stars

CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19): Make positive changes at home that will give you more time to relax or to work on something you enjoy. Spin an unexpected turn of events into an opportunity. Don’t let someone from your past interfere in your personal life. 3 stars

AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18): Personal improvements should be handled with care. You can get good results without going overboard or over the budget. An unexpected opportunity can turn into extra cash. Allocate your time and energy wisely. 5 stars

PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20): Your unique way of looking at things can be enlightening but also costly. Select your options carefully. Follow the most conservative path to eliminate getting in over your head emotionally, physically and financially. 2 stars

Birthday Baby: You are sensitive, innovative and flirtatious. You are insightful and proactive.

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