BIRTHDAY GUY: Actor James LeGros was born in Minneapolis on this date in 1962. This birthday guy starred on the short-lived series "Mercy" and has appeared in films such as "Phantasm II," "Living in Oblivion," and "November." LeGros' other television work includes appearances on series such as "Sleeper Cell," "ER," "Law & Order: Special Victims Unit" and HBO's "Mildred Pierce" miniseries.
ARIES (March 21-April 19): Tone muscles with tests of physical or mental strength. You can wrestle with an adversary and prove your courage. It may be time to make important executive decisions without taking undue risks.
TAURUS (April 20-May 20): An impressive monetary improvement might be within view. This is the time to collaborate with others. Be tough as nails with business matters, but a creampuff when dealing with a special someone.
GEMINI (May 21-June 20): The sharpest tack will pin down things securely. Friends might come to your rescue when you need a quick opinion or insight. Stay in contact with the smartest people for the best guidance today.
CANCER (June 21-July 22): Strengthen your financial foundation. It may be a good day to balance the checkbook or re-examine your expenditures. Giving in to romantic fantasies could land you on a troublesome path.
LEO (July 23-Aug. 22): Look like the leader of the pack. Stick up for your rights and the rights of others. You will win the most admiration by protecting the underdogs in your circle and fiercely guarding your territory.
VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22): The UFO might be a CEO in disguise. Anything you cannot explain becomes the subject of fantasy and mystery. Sound business tactics might look like a case of prestidigitation until you investigate.
LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 22): Face facts. The fact that the world has a tendency to reward people based on the survival of the fittest might not warm your heart. You may be forced to compete with others and feel unappreciated.
SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. 21): The best defense is a good offense. In any competition, you must focus on winning, rather than worrying about losing. It might be better to be safe than to be sorry for an indiscretion tonight.
SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21): Burn off calories. Your sense of adventure may nag at you to explore new vistas. Find an opportunity to stretch neglected muscles by participating in an athletic competition or outdoor sports.
CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19): Remain focused on reaching realistic goals. Bulldoze your way past unimportant obstacles. You don't need to be a bully to turn a blind eye to minor impediments or to ignore petty inconveniences.
AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18): Follow a job through to completion. Be attentive to the rules and painstaking about details to avoid criticism or censure. Staid routines may seem tiresome, but careful organization is necessary.
PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20): A rush to judgment could be a good thing. Sometimes you can't wait for the best opening but must move up from behind and take advantage of any opportunity. Use intuitions when faced by business decisions.
IF APRIL 27 IS YOUR BIRTHDAY: Passion might be your middle name this year. Like a horse with the bit between its teeth, you may race for the finish line with career, business or a key project. Your ambitions can be realized through sheer determination, but a little luck will smooth the way, too. In June, you have a knack for handling business and career matters successfully. The answers to your prayers or helpful opportunities may arrive in July, October, or February. These are optimum months to launch crucial long-term plans, make lasting promises or implement improvements that will provide lasting benefits.
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