Updated: August 16, 2012 6:08AM
CELEBRITIES BORN ON THIS DAY: Brian Austin Green, 39; Forest Whitaker, 51; Terry O’Quinn, 60; Linda Ronstadt, 66.
◆ARIES (March 21-April 19): Taking care of responsibilities will speak volumes about who you are as a person and what you are capable of doing. Diversify old ideas to fit today’s trends, and you’ll be successful. 4 stars
◆TAURUS (April 20-May 20): Appeal to people who have something you need or want, and you will be able to complete a laborious task. A group effort will expand your interest in volunteering your time or providing a service you have to offer for a price. 3 stars
◆GEMINI (May 21-June 20): Listen and learn. You can make strategic changes that will improve your living arrangements and ease stress and anxiety. 3 stars
◆CANCER (June 21-July 22): A personal situation may lead to uncertainty or added responsibility. Do what you can, and you will end up having an advantage over someone who refused to participate. A creative or unusual approach to what’s being asked of you will seal a deal. 3 stars
◆LEO (July 23-Aug. 22): Someone you feel responsible for will help you out, easing your obligation and allowing you to pursue something that will lead to greater opportunities and less financial stress. 4 stars
◆VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22): Don’t show surprise when something doesn’t go your way. Keep your feelings secret until you are sure you can trust the people you are dealing with. Mixing business with pleasure will lead to a false sense of security. 2 stars
◆LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 22): Take a leap of faith. You have all the right moves, so start making them. If you love someone, let that person know, and if you want something, ask for it. 5 stars
◆SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. 21): Don’t let possessions out of your sight. Protect what you’ve worked hard to achieve. Set up a game plan that will help you add more to the list of services or skills you can provide. 3 stars
◆SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21): Getting together with old friends or distant relatives will spark an interest in something you can do well and put to good use. 3 stars
◆CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19): Research will pay off, and precision and detail will make a difference. Concentrate on what you need to do and whom you need to connect with in order to advance. A short trip will lead to ideas, enthusiasm and motivation. 3 stars
◆AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18): Dress up your residence so it reflects your personality, and you will feel good. Love and romance are in the stars, and entertaining the thought of making a serious promise to someone who cares about you will lead to a better relationship. 5 stars
◆PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20): Stick close to home. The less you travel or deal with those in an authoritative position, the better. Represent yourself, and you’ll avoid giving someone the wrong impression. A new relationship will not be as it appears. Protect your heart. 2 stars
IF JULY 15 IS YOUR BIRTHDAY: Take advantage of any moneymaking opportunity that comes along. You will have plenty of options, and with a little insight and imagination, you can turn a dream into a reality without going over budget. Discipline and ingenuity will be required to harness positive growth and success. Your numbers are 7, 12, 23, 27, 32, 38, 44.