CELEBRITIES BORN ON THIS DAY: Miranda Cosgrove, 26; Cate Blanchett, 50; Tim Roth, 58; George Lucas, 75.

Happy Birthday: Size up situations and take control. Turn your dreams into a reality. Let experience be your guide to a better and brighter future. Concentrate on personal accomplishments that encourage you to look and do your best. Avoid joint ventures and expenditures that aren’t necessary. How you deal with your peers and take care of business will make a difference. Your numbers are 4, 11, 23, 28, 35, 39, 44.

ARIES (March 21-April 19): Focus on getting things done. Don’t rely on others to do things for you. Abide by rules, and read the fine print. Pursue the people and pastimes that inspire you the most. Romance will improve your personal life. 3 stars

TAURUS (April 20-May 20): Make your position clear. Speak up and make plans that will help you reach your goal. Walk away from situations that appear indulgent or expensive. Know what you want, and negotiate on your own behalf. Do your own thing. 5 stars

GEMINI (May 21-June 20): Get everything in place before you decide to share your ideas and plans with others. You’ll have a tendency to think too big, and that can lead to trouble if you make premature promises. Stick to what’s doable. 2 stars

CANCER (June 21-July 22): Don’t let a challenge get you down when it’s meant to get you moving. Embrace any opportunity to try something new or to initiate a change at home that is constructive and geared toward saving more and living with less. 4 stars

LEO (July 23-Aug. 22): Refuse to let an emotional situation lead to an argument or dispute that will put you in an awkward position. Adjust to whatever situation you face, and get things done so you can move on to more enjoyable tasks. 3 stars

VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22): Change should begin within yourself. Don’t let anyone force you into something that causes uncertainty. Take the initiative, and set your goals as well as the pace you want to maintain. Consistency and communication will be your tickets to success. 3 stars

LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 22): Emotions will surface when dealing with money, legal or health matters. Rely on common sense and research, and investigate all your options thoroughly. Work alone, and you’ll reach your goal without interference. 3 stars

SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. 21): You can bring about favorable changes by using knowledge, communicating with the people who will be affected by the choices you make and taking the initiative to fulfill your dream. A partnership will bring out the best in you. 3 stars

SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21): Put greater emphasis on how you look and feel, and the way you treat others. Partnerships will make a difference, and trust will be crucial if you plan to get ahead. Personal improvements should be made. It’s time to up your game. 4 stars

CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19): Don’t trust others to do things for you. Remain focused on your objective, and push forward until you reach your goal. Home improvements are favored, but joint ventures are not. Spend cautiously, and use common sense regarding matters that involve institutions. 2 stars

AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18): A change may be inevitable. Concentrate on what you do best, and take care of your health and physical fitness. A good workout will help you adjust to whatever situation you face and clear your head to ensure you make better choices. 3 stars

PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20): Handle an emotional situation and partnerships with care. An argument will not help matters and can lead to emotional or financial loss. Look for a positive and sensible solution that will deter being taken advantage of. Rely on your intuition. 3 stars

Birthday Baby: You are capable, enthusiastic and charming. You are ambitious and resilient.

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