A baby born today has a Sun in Aquarius and a Moon in Aries until 1:56 p.m., when the Moon enters Taurus.
HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Wednesday, Jan. 20, 2021:
Intensely alive, improvisatory and kind, your resilience is all the stronger due to your good humor. This year, you stage a spectacular comeback, and it is extremely successful. Be patient, and it will do even better. If single, so freewheeling are you that you’re a better friend than a spouse. If attached, you share your hopes and dreams intimately, and it’s a mutually generous bond. LIBRA enchants you.
The Stars Show the Kind of Day You’ll Have: 5-Dynamic; 4-Positive; 3-Average; 2-So-so; 1-Difficult
ARIES (March 21-April 19)★ ★ ★ ★ ★
Today should be especially happy and upbeat. You tend to act spontaneously, and business and pleasure combine gracefully. Pathways open to make life more comfortable and beautiful in many ways. Relationships stabilize. Tonight: A family member needs encouragement.
TAURUS (April 20-May 20)★ ★ ★
Today finds you more introspective than usual. A dream brings insight. There is a strong focus on enhancing your public image and good name. Keep the importance of credibility in mind, and all will be well. Tonight: Enjoy a long herbal soak in the tub.
GEMINI (May 21-June 20)★ ★ ★ ★ ★
Today introduces new and novel ideas as well as some intriguing and bright acquaintances. Travel and adventure will beckon. Your vitality and enthusiasm will be high. A controversial issue can be successfully addressed. Tonight: Easy, clever expression of ideas.
CANCER (June 21-July 22)★ ★ ★
Expect some changes in your finances. Avoid risks. Seek bargains. If those around you are in need, offer advice and encouragement instead of financial resources. Make a game plan for your future work. Tonight: Reach out to fellow colleagues.
LEO (July 23-Aug. 22)★ ★ ★ ★
Problem solving and exchanging information are favored today. Meetings can be exceptionally productive. Attachments and relationships are in a state of transformation. Unexpected events are pending, perhaps an upcoming job change. Strong influences affect your sector of foreign places. Tonight: Especially memorable.
VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22)★ ★ ★
New long-term financial strategies are worth considering. A settlement could go your way. You’ll feel pensive and ready for something fresh and novel. The ideas of others offer a shift in perspective. Tonight: Accents the value of cooperation and support.
LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 22)★ ★ ★
A partner is unpredictable. Do not worry. Others voice positive thoughts and plans that impact you. Cooperate and examine opposing viewpoints. It’s a good day for building relationships with friends and for expressing creative ideas. Tonight: Sorting it out with your partner.
SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. 21)★ ★ ★ ★
Old patterns are breaking. You might experience a sense of reinventing yourself. Dispel confusion with stronger light to work under. Getting organized is important as your daily agenda is busy. Others are more responsive to what you say. Tonight: Your social prospects brighten.
SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21)★ ★ ★
Passions are strong today. You may feel the need to right a wrong or to confront a problem. The past foreshadows the pattern of present events. Cultivate a creative outlet to focus your energy in a productive way. Tonight: A sense of deja vu.
CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19)★ ★ ★
Today evokes sentiment and memories. This can involve contact with someone you knew long ago. A real estate transaction, home repair or decorating project needs your attention. Family members share their thoughts regarding the future. Listen closely to them. Tonight: Stay open.
AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18)★ ★ ★ ★
Today brings some restlessness. Double-check facts and instructions. Verify plans. There’s a rushed quality prevailing. Much is happening simultaneously, yet you thrive on the fast pace. Tonight: Multitasking and examining new information affects your status quo.
PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20)★ ★ ★
Opportunities to add to your income are presented to you. Hone your salable job skills or learn a new trade to enhance your financial prospects. Shop for an item you’ve longed for. It will make you feel better. Tonight: Reach out to an elderly relative.
Born today: Guitarist Lead Belly (1888), naturalist Joy Adamson (1910), comedian Bill Maher (1956)