Note: Bigar’s Stars is based on the degree of your sun at birth. The sign name is simply a label astrologers put on a set of degrees for convenience. For best results, readers should refer to the dates following each sign.
A baby born today has a Sun in Leo and a Moon in Capricorn.
HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Saturday, Aug. 5, 2017:
This year you will make an adjustment to your daily schedule in order to revitalize a certain area of your life. At first, this transformation might be difficult, but eventually you will know that it is necessary. If you are single, many interesting people seem to enter your life. You’ll want to weigh the pros and cons of getting involved with someone before you begin dating. If you are attached, the two of you restructure your daily life together. Do not fight the inevitable; you will like the results. CAPRICORN often rains on your parade.
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)
★★★★ Check in with an older relative or friend before finalizing plans. You might want to meet this person for brunch, as he or she enjoys spending time with you. Before you know it, you could find yourself inviting this person to join you at the movies as well. Tonight: Wind down.
TAURUS (April 20-May 20)
★★★★★ You might have the urge to do some wandering, whether you are wanting to get to know a town better or simply are interested in strolling along the beach. You are likely to see a personal matter very differently after detaching from it. Tonight: Follow the music. GEMINI (May 21-June 20)
★★★★ You will relate directly to others. As a result, you can resolve any hassle that might appear. To move away from your immediate environment could be more refreshing than you realize. Your sense of humor delights a child or loved one. Tonight: Know when to call it a night.
CANCER (June 21-July 22)
★★★★★ Your imagination will take you down an interesting path. Others could be intrigued by what you are up to. Invite a friend to join you. You seem to have an audience and willing participants wherever you go. A loved one might not want to share you. Tonight: All smiles.
LEO (July 23-Aug. 22)
★★★★ Wherever you go, you seem to draw others toward you. You might not realize how much news you have to share with your friends until you are with them. A loved one could have a difficult time getting a word in. Tonight: The beat continues as late as you want to go.
VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22)
★★★★ You might need to make an adjustment to your plans. A friend or loved one demands to be around you. A sense of humor mixed with mischief permeates the afternoon. Give up being so uptight for now; instead, opt to be more childlike. Tonight: Do something exciting and fun.
LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 22)
★★★ You might decide to stay close to home. Though you could have a project or two you want to complete, you’ll let them fall to the wayside once a worthy distraction appears. You have an abundance of energy and lots of fun ideas. Tonight: Head out to a favorite local spot.
SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. 21)
★★★★ Reach out to several friends whom you would like to visit. You probably need to make an adjustment in order to accommodate a loved one. You might want to get away with this person for a couple hours. Others’ imaginations fill in the blanks. Tonight: At a favorite haunt.
SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21)
★★★ You might not be aware of the costs of your plans. Once you realize the fiscal implications, you could opt to continue down the same path, because of what you feel will be a great time. A close friend might pop in, which will add to the merriment of the moment. Tonight: Dinner out.
CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19)
★★★★ You seem to steal the moment, and as a result, you’ll draw many people toward you. No matter what goes on, you look as if you are having a great time. In your mind, you might be processing a difficult situation. Confide in a close loved one. Tonight: In the limelight.
AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18)
★★★★ You might choose to say very little at the moment. You’ll want to make a note in your mind about someone’s strong stance. As a result, you will make an adjustment to your relationship or your mental perspective. Tonight: Try a new haunt or a new type of happening.
PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20)
★★★★★ Zero in on what your friends are up to. Don’t stand on ceremony if you’re not invited to a get-together. You will see the host make an adjustment once he or she realizes what has happened. Refuse to cop an attitude; remain optimistic. Tonight: Be more spontaneous.
Astronaut Neil Armstrong (1930), film director John Huston (1906), basketball player Patrick Ewing (1962)