BIRTHDAY GUY: Actor Max Martini was born in Kingston, N.Y., on this date in 1969.This birthday guy is perhaps best known for his portrayal of Mack Gerhardt on the series "The Unit." He's also appeared in recurring roles on "Revenge," "Lie to Me" and "Castle." On the big screen, Martini has appeared in "The Great Raid," "Backroads" and "Saving Private Ryan." Martini is the stepson of actor Stuart Margolin.
ARIES (March 21-April 19): Concentrate on actively achieving your objectives in the week to come. Enlist the aid of those who can help you attain your goals. Key connections may sweep you along as they climb the ladder of success.
TAURUS (April 20-May 20): Your talent lies in handling joint resources fearlessly in the week ahead. Although you could be under the gun to meet deadlines during the first half of the week, you still have time to analyze finances.
GEMINI (May 21-June 20): Thoughts become things, so be sure to choose the good ones. In the week to come, you could find that frustrated ambitions tend to dampen your spirits. Don't make business decisions until after midweek.
CANCER (June 21-July 22): Like a jazz musician, you might be better off improvising. During the first half of the week, however, you should stick to the score. A partner or companion could expect you to act like a conformist.
LEO (July 23-Aug. 22): Meet someone in a demilitarized zone where you can kiss and make up. In the first half of the week, your ambitions or business strategies can rub people the wrong way. Be sure to carry a white flag.
VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22): Although you are highly ambitious, you are also ethical. By sticking to the rules and honoring conventions, you can impress others with your loyalty in the week ahead. Put some money away for a rainy day.
LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 22): Put the brakes on. Although the holiday ads seem to say, "Buy! Buy! Buy!", your survival instincts and desire for self-preservation say, "Save! Save! Save!" Get a lot for very little in the week to come.
SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. 21): You have a passionate interest in keeping that special someone totally yours. Although there may be little time to hold hands or snuggle in the week to come, you and a partner aren't tempted to stray.
SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21): You may believe you are living in the moment. Although you think you are oblivious to distractions in the week to come, the moment you live in may include more input than you can handle.
CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19): Ambitions could get the best of you. There seems no way to leave work early during the first half of the week. Shopping expeditions or short trips will generate happy experiences and merry moods.
AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18): Shuffle the cards before you place the bet. Your chief thoughts vibrate with a frequency that automatically determines what happens in the upcoming week. Your demeanor affects an outcome.
PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20): Formality places a hex on the fun. You have a powerful urge to form permanent relationships or show affection, but may find that business or work gets in the way of romance during the first half of the week.
IF DECEMBER 11 IS YOUR BIRTHDAY: A taste for power and success could keep you busy in March. Work hard and wait until May when your luck and wisdom are at a zenith to launch important plans or make key decisions. Next July and September, you should be able to sit back and reap extra rewards for a job well done and make beneficial plans. Expect to make a lot of headway with your business aspirations especially between August and October when you will have extra determination to achieve that pinnacle of success.
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