Updated: November 10, 2012 6:02AM
CELEBRITIES BORN ON THIS DAY: Brandon Routh, 33; Scott Bakula, 58; Tony Shalhoub, 59; Sharon Osbourne, 60.
◆ARIES (March 21-April 19): Mingle, take part in functions and network. Indulge in projects geared toward using your creativity. Change is in the stars, but you must take the first step. 5 stars
◆TAURUS (April 20-May 20): Personal problems will affect your work and productivity. Keep your personal and professional lives separate, and avoid making a rash decision that will alter the dynamics of your family and your household. 2 stars
◆GEMINI (May 21-June 20): Don’t let disappointment slow you down. Use ingenuity and adaptability to move forward with or without the people you thought you could count on for help. Get out, interact and make new friends. 4 stars
◆CANCER (June 21-July 22): You can make a difference if you share your knowledge and experience with others. Friendship is on the rise, and the opportunity to get involved personally or professionally with someone who shares your concerns will lead to a relationship. 3 stars
◆LEO (July 23-Aug. 22): Size up your situation and prepare to take action or expect to be criticized for not doing your part. Emotions will be close to the surface, and problems with older individuals or those you live with will develop if you aren’t patient. 3 stars
◆VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22): Interacting with others will lead to new endeavors and friendships. What you learn now will help you make wiser choices regarding the people you associate with and the types of indulgences that tempt you. 4 stars
◆LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 22): Emotional decisions will end up being costly. Overspending on something you don’t really need must be avoided. 2 stars
◆SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. 21): You have to work diligently if you are going to maintain your position and be in the running to advance. Make home improvements. 2 stars
◆SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21): Home improvements, a move or investments will all turn out well for you. There is money to be made, but also to lose if you don’t take what you receive and put it in a safe place. “Easy come, easy go” will lead nowhere. 5 stars
◆CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19): Don’t hesitate to answer questions. Keeping your thoughts in the open will lead to better relationships with others and greater possibilities with regard to love, money and prospects for the future. Consistency will be required. 3 stars
◆AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18): You’ll be at a loss if you let someone take control. Be creative and find a way to call the shots when it comes to the way you want things done at home or with regard to finances. 3 stars
◆PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20): Gains and losses are both prevalent. Think before you make a move that is costly. A love relationship may be exciting, but it mustn’t be allowed to put you into the poorhouse. Make plans that don’t break the bank. 3 stars
IF OCTOBER 9 IS YOUR BIRTHDAY: Aggressive behavior will be your downfall. Offer suggestions, but don’t take over. Focus more on what you can do to make personal improvements instead of trying to change those around you. A unique approach to the way you develop your talents will pay off. Your numbers are 7, 9, 16, 22, 28, 33, 47.