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Horoscopes for Wednesday, Oct. 31

October 31, 2018 GMT

Today’s Birthday (10/31/18). You’re especially fortunate this year. Your audience grows with careful tending. Discover a collaborative synchronicity. Express your views, connect and network this winter before a career shift. Summer travels and studies lead to a twist in the story. Communication opens unforeseen doors.

To get the advantage, check the day’s rating: 10 is the easiest day, 0 the most challenging.

Aries (March 21-April 19) — Today is a 7 — Have fun, and watch the trail ahead. Partnerships flow easier this month, with Venus in Libra. Compromise arises naturally. Grow and strengthen your collaborations.

Taurus (April 20-May 20) — Today is an 8 — It’s all for home and family. There’s more work this month, with Venus in Libra. Track fitness goals. Healthy practices grow strength, stamina and endurance.

Gemini (May 21-June 20) — Today is an 8 — Network, connect and share. You’re especially in love, with Venus in Libra this month. Artistic efforts work in your favor. Discover extraordinary beauty.

Cancer (June 21-July 22) — Today is a 9 — Business gets profitable. Advance home renovations, with Venus in Libra this month. Beautify your surroundings. Wrap your family in comforts. Fill your place with love.

Leo (July 23-Aug. 22) — Today is an 8 — Trust your own heart to lead you. Learn voraciously, with Venus in Libra this month. Creative communications flower. Produce, write and express your passion.

Virgo (Aug. 23-Sept. 22) — Today is a 7 — Consider priorities and plans. The next four weeks can get especially profitable, with Venus in Libra. Creative work pays well. Instill it with beauty.

Libra (Sept. 23-Oct. 22) — Today is a 9 — Connect with friends. Your luck improves with Venus in your sign this month. You’re especially irresistible. Get a new haircut or style. Dress for success.

Scorpio (Oct. 23-Nov. 21) — Today is a 6 — Complete old jobs while envisioning what’s next, with Venus in Libra. Allow yourself more quiet time this month. Keep secrets. Peace and beauty restores you.

Sagittarius (Nov. 22-Dec. 21) — Today is an 8 — Discover new people and places. You’re quite popular this month, with Venus in Libra. You’re in the public spotlight. Social activities benefit your career.

Capricorn (Dec. 22-Jan. 19) — Today is an 8 — Focus on shared accounts through tomorrow. Take on more responsibility, with Venus in Libra. Professional opportunities offer increased fun, profit and creative potential.

Aquarius (Jan. 20-Feb. 18) — Today is a 7 — Collaboration is key today and tomorrow. Travel and study. Set educational goals. Discover beauty, passion and inspiration this month, with Venus in Libra. Explore new frontiers.

Pisces (Feb. 19-March 20) — Today is an 8 — Prioritize health and work. The next month is good for saving money with, Venus in Libra. Increase your shared assets, and grow family accounts.

Celebrity birthdays: Actress Lee Grant is 93. Former astronaut Michael Collins is 88. Former CBS anchorman Dan Rather is 87. Folk singer Tom Paxton is 81. Actor Ron Rifkin is 80. Actress Sally Kirkland is 77. Actor Brian Doyle-Murray is 73. Actor Stephen Rea is 72. Olympic gold medal long-distance runner Frank Shorter is 71. Actress Deidre Hall is 71. TV show host Jane Pauley is 68. Actor Brian Stokes Mitchell is 61. Movie director Peter Jackson is 57. Rock musician Larry Mullen is 57. Actor Dermot Mulroney is 55. Rock musician Mikkey Dee is 55. Rock singer-musician Johnny Marr is 55. Actor Rob Schneider is 54. Country singer Darryl Worley is 54. Actor-comedian Mike O’Malley is 53. Rap musician Adrock is 52. Songwriter Adam Schlesinger is 51. Rap performer Vanilla Ice (aka Rob Van Winkle) is 51. Rock singer Linn Berggren (Ace of Base) is 48. Reality TV host Troy Hartman is 47. Gospel singer Smokie Norful is 45. Actress Piper Perabo is 42. Actor Brian Hallisay is 40. Actress Samaire Armstrong is 38. Folk-rock musician Tay Strathairn (Dawes) is 38. Actor Eddie Kaye Thomas is 38. Rock musician Frank Iero (My Chemical Romance) is 37. Actor Justin Chatwin is 36. Actor Scott Clifton is 34. Actress Vanessa Marano is 26. Actress Holly Taylor is 21. Actress-singer Willow Smith is 18.

Thought for Today: “Even a Proverb is no proverb to you till your Life has illustrated it.” — John Keats (1795-1821)