BIRTHDAY GAL: Actress Elle Fanning was born in Conyers, Ga., on this date in 1998. This birthday gal has starred in such movies as “The Neon Demon,” “Maleficent,” and “We Bought a Zoo.” She made her big screen debut at age three in “I Am Sam, and went on to appear on episodes of “Criminal Minds,” “Law & Order: SVU,” and “CSI: Miami.” Elle is the younger sister of actress Dakota Fanning.

ARIES (March 21-April 19): Stand on a podium, open the windows or drive with the top down in the week to come. You will relish attention and are willing to try something new. Don’t act too quickly when a financial matter is on the table.

TAURUS (April 20-May 20): Think before you act. When you think black someone else thinks white. Push aside the desire to act on your instincts as your judgment might be off base early in the week. Focus on sensitivity and loving relationships.

GEMINI (May 21-June 20): Speed up the assembly line and increase productivity. You will be at the top of your game this week and can expand your workload with ease. Don’t hesitate to make a snap judgment as your instincts are finely tuned.

CANCER (June 21-July 22): Put forth the extra effort to make a good impression. Showing more precision with your work will gain the notice and admiration of superiors. Stay focused, as the people you meet this week could become lasting friends.

LEO (July 23-Aug. 22): This is a week to play show and tell. Show someone how utterly attractive you are in social situations and tell someone all about your deeds of daring. You shine when you can show off examples of original thinking.

VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22): Your visionary logic might be a hit with friends. You may turn someone on to technological techniques that are of value. Amorous activities flourish under current celestial skies, but falter later in the week.

LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 22): Lick the bowl. When good things get cooked up by your loved ones you should enjoy them to the fullest. Your financial decision making might be out of kilter in the week ahead so avoid initiating new investments.

SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. 21): Rely on revelations. Learn about something that is new, different or contrary to usual routines in the week ahead to create better working conditions. Don’t be provoked by others as a dustup will blow over quickly.

SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21): Circle your wagons. The need for security may be a deciding factor when dealing with family issues in the week ahead. Make it your mission to remain free and autonomous whenever it is humanly possible.

CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19): Change your mind and you will see that things can change for the better. Think outside the box and focus on fascinating facts. You are at your best with one-on-one discussions during the first half of the week.

AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18): You may be looking for a definitive black or white answer when the truth lies in a gray area. Be cautious about making major decisions in the week ahead. A fresh insight could help you make more money.

PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20): Grab a towel as you may be showered with affection. A very significant someone may especially affectionate and tender in the week ahead. If you meet someone new however don’t step outside the bounds of propriety

IF APRIL 9 IS YOUR BIRTHDAY: You are at the top of your game for the next three to four weeks. This might be the best time to make weighty decisions about a job, a romantic partner, or to launch important endeavors. During this time period you can stop to smell the roses, enjoy travel or press forward with any crucial matter that is in your best interest. June is a good time to switch jobs, work on getting a promotion or make savvy financial choices. In August you are easily distracted and easily fooled so remain skeptical of offers and ideas. September can be a good time to take a restful vacation or to let your creative ideas have a loose rein. AMX-2017-03-09T18:30:00-05:00