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Friday, October 19
CELEBRITIES BORN ON THIS DAY: Chris Kattan, 42; Jon Favreau, 46; Ty Pennington, 48; John Lithgow, 67.
HAPPY BIRTHDAY: Don’t lose sight of any opportunity big or small. Be ready, willing and able to jump in and get involved. Taking action will be your ticket to success. Although you will not always get along with everyone you deal with, you must stand behind your convictions and beliefs in order to reach your goals. Your numbers are 8, 12, 22, 28, 30, 38, 46.

ARIES (March 21-April 19): Play to win. Talks will lead to solutions and your hands-on approach to whatever comes your way will be rewarded. You will find yourself in a position to make significant and triumphant improvements. Seize the moment and the opportunity.
TAURUS (April 20-May 20): A problem with a relationship must be dealt with practically. Do not let your emotions cause you to make a costly mistake, leaving you in a vulnerable position. Love, romance and socializing should be welcomed and given top priority.
GEMINI (May 21-June 20): Generosity and excess will be your downfall. Do your best to focus on honing your skills or looking for a better position. Striving to get ahead instead of overindulging or taking on projects that won’t pay the bills will be a must.
CANCER (June 21-July 22): Make plans to socialize or network with people who may be able to help you improve your position. Love is in the stars and building a stronger relationship with someone who contributes to your goals will help secure a better future.
LEO (July 23-Aug. 22): Take action. Talking about what you want to do will solve nothing. You must be willing to go the distance if you want to gain credibility. Let your heart lead the way. Sincerity will be key when dealing with relatives, peers or your lover.
VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22): Speak your mind, but avoid getting into an emotional argument that leads to a no-win situation. Focus on being dedicated and loyal. Avoid impulsive purchases or decisions that can contractually bind you. Practicality will be required.
LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 22): Avoid making last-minute changes because of what someone else does. Stick to your game plan and rely on your experience and past friends, colleagues or partners to fill in whatever gap is missing. Your resilience will leave a good impression.
SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. 21): Keep your feet planted firmly on the ground, and protect what you have worked so hard to acquire. Innovative ideas will come to you that will help turn a situation that appears grim into a positive turn of events.
SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21): Don’t let passion and emotional matters hold you back. Put your energy into building a better domestic life by spending time with the people you feel can contribute the most to your future achievements and happiness.
CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19): Keep your communication with friends, relatives and superiors cordial if you want to get your way. Positive changes to your position will develop if you show dedication and are willing to adapt quickly to what’s offered.
AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18): Strive for perfection and pick up skills that will help you advance. Showing greater enthusiasm and helping without being asked will make a difference to the outcome of a new venture. Greater demands will bring you greater pleasure.
PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20): If possible, close a deal, settlement or pending legal matter without getting into a scuffle. You will be forced to compromise, but in the end, it will benefit you. Love is within reach, but demands will make you revise your plans.
Birthday Baby: You are energetic, imaginative and strive to reach your goals with relentless courage.