Updated: July 10, 2012 6:01AM
CELEBRITIES BORN ON THIS DAY: Natalie Portman, 31; Josh Hamilton, 43; Johnny Depp, 49; Michael J. Fox, 51.
◆ARIES (March 21-April 19): Think before you respond, even if someone is pushy. Call in a favor and you will be able to bypass anyone trying to blackmail you into doing something you don’t want to do. 4 stars
◆TAURUS (April 20-May 20): Don’t overreact or promise something you cannot honor. Stick to what you know and do best. Getting involved in a hobby or interest will connect you to someone who shares your concerns and is dedicated to a cause you should join. 2 stars
◆GEMINI (May 21-June 20): Set your mind on enjoyment, socializing and being entertaining. Offer your skill and you will find there is demand for what you have to offer. Consider ways to update your looks, image or talents to better suit your current lifestyle. 5 stars
◆CANCER (June 21-July 22): Observation will guide you. You will have a better idea how and where you fit in best if you know what everyone else is doing. Fixing up your place will allow you to entertain more freely. 3 stars
◆LEO (July 23-Aug. 22): Make a choice and keep moving. Don’t waste time when you know what you should be doing. Keep your costs down and your mind alert, especially when it comes to generosity and other money matters. 3 stars
◆VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22): Protect your reputation and be sure to take part in any business event or activity without complaining. Being part of a team will show your ability to adapt. Don’t let someone beat you at your own game. Believe in your abilities. 3 stars
◆LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 22): Travel or get involved in an event that will teach you more about different philosophies or lifestyles you may want to adopt. You are in the driver’s seat, so pick what suits you best and don’t look back. Love is highlighted. 5 stars
◆SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. 21): Don’t vacillate. Make things happen. Follow your imagination and produce what you feel is the environment you want to be surrounded by. Self-deception is the enemy. 2 stars
◆SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21): Don’t exaggerate. You will be up against some stiff competition when it comes to your personal life and popularity. Make the changes necessary at home or within a relationship. 2 stars
◆CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19): You’ve got the right idea. Take hold of your situation and concentrate on getting personal papers in order so you can make changes that will help you get ahead. Take advantage of what’s being offered. 4 stars
◆AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18): Improve your financial situation by downsizing or altering your living arrangements to lower your overhead. Make some changes to your looks and you will receive compliments. 3 stars
◆PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20): Expect to have problems getting the correct information. Don’t make a move based on hearsay. Using force will be a waste of time and will lead to a pushy response.
IF JUNE 9 IS YOUR BIRTHDAY: Curiosity will lead to good ideas that could raise your earning potential. Don’t think too big. Keep things simple, direct and cost-efficient. Added discipline will allow you to make the most of whatever you’ve got. Choose your partners wisely. Take extra precautions when it comes to your health and physical wellness. Your numbers are 4, 13, 18, 21, 29, 35, 46.