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Free daily horoscope, celeb gossip and lucky numbers for 17 April, 2019


CELEBRITIES BORN ON THIS DAY: Victoria Beckham, Jennifer Garner, Nikita Khruschev, William Holden, Sugar Ray Leonard, John Oates, Harry Reasoner, Liz Phair, Olivia Hussey.

ARIES (March 21-April 19): A dazzling Venus/Jupiter aspect will brighten up your afternoon, although the moon may perhaps make you a little tolerant of those who don't quite meet your standards throughout the day. Go easy on them, because it won't last and besides, you may need or want their backing later in the week!

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TAURUS (April 20-May 20): It will be a typical work day. Some fairly picky influences could have you feeling a little listless and in need of a lift. That lift will happen; it just not going to happen today. What is likely to happen is an excess or surge in your workload. Get it done and out of the way, because after tomorrow things will improve!

GEMINI (May 21-June 20): There is the potential for some positive developments in romance. However, there are a couple of planets that are likely to make this a less than simple process. The main blips you may need to work out could revolve around minor commitment issues or even a careless promise!

CANCER (June 21-July 22): It may be a work-day, but you'll feel lively enough, thanks to Jupiter. Work/career matters will be undemanding, as long as you're not too impatient for some recognition from the right quarters. It will come. In the meantime an unexpected communication bodes well for romance!

LEO (July 23-Aug. 22): A sprightly Venus/Jupiter aspect will go a long way to perking up a flagging situation or relationship. A friend's suggestion should be considered, and the evening should not be wasted fretting about any lingering work hassles. Besides, an invitation out may even have romantic connotations!

VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22): It's a positive end to the working week, if you're of a mind to work independently. The fact that there may not be tons of support may actually be a very positive absence, since a breakthrough on the work/career front will be down to your hard work or innovative thinking!

LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 22): It may be a work-related day, but you'll be raring to go, as today's planets channel yesterday's exuberance into something a disciplined and upbeat approach. You're likely to steam ahead regardless and while this approach will see a positive outcome in practical matters, a personal matter may require far more sensitivity!

SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. 21): A balanced array of aspects will ease any implicit pressure you may have been feeling over a material/practical issue and will offer the kind of subtle support that stays in the background. This is exactly what you'll need to enable satisfactory progress without losing face!

SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21): Certain lunar influences indicate a bit of a taxing day. It could feel as though everything requires too much effort for very little. Visible results and people's appreciation may seem lacking. You might even wonder what the point of all your hard work is, but keep going; change is on the way!

CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19): A Saturn/moon aspect suggests that you may get a little bogged down by minor blips or interruptions, and you're not so likely to be in the frame of mind that enables you to sweep these things aside or deal with them efficiently. Something specific may be the root cause of this - the planets suggest that it's related to cash!

AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18): It's potentially one of the least romantic days of the week, given the stodgy vibe. However, later in the day it is more than possible that something - whether a low-key exchange or confession - will lodge in the back of your mind. Taking a wait- and-see' approach is perhaps the best one!

PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20): For you it may seem like a rather dull end to a challenging week. However, after tomorrow things will start to change. You may be right at the point of either giving up on something related to a vocation or turning down an offer. This fatigue will pass. Meanwhile don't reject anything automatically!

FOR THOSE OF US BORN ON THIS DAY: Happy Birthday! This could be the year when you truly find your soul mate. If you are already in a relationship it is likely that some chance events will lead to a much deeper level of mutual understanding. If you are single then this will be a real rollercoaster year emotionally. A stranger will come into your life, before the end of winter, with whom you will feel an immediate connection. There may be some difficulties early on in this relationship, but it will be worth persevering. Family members will also play an important part in some major events this year that will be probably related to travel or career decisions. You will need plenty of energy as this is going to be an exceptionally busy year!

CELEBRITY GOSSIP: Suki Waterhouse may have split from her celebrity boyfriend Bradley Cooper, but her hunger for celebrity in her own right is as powerful as ever. When we look at the planets we can see that a new relationship for Suki is not that far away and it could be that she forms an even more impressive power couple than with Bradley!

Today's lucky numbers

ARIES 5, 14, 21, 30, 38, 42

TAURUS 7, 15, 23, 27, 35, 47

GEMINI 6, 18, 21, 30, 38, 41

CANCER 3, 17, 24, 36, 42, 47

LEO 5, 14, 20, 28, 33, 45

VIRGO 1, 8, 15, 26, 34, 41

LIBRA 3, 17, 24, 27, 33, 48

SCORPIO 9, 18, 21, 30, 38, 42

SAGITTARIUS 3, 19, 34, 37, 42, 45

CAPRICORN 1, 8, 14, 22, 39, 43

AQUARIUS 6, 15, 28, 33, 37, 48

PISCES 1, 4, 13, 20, 39, 46

TODAY'S CHINESE PROVERB: Cowards have dreams, brave men have visions.

TODAY'S MOTIVATIONAL QUOTE: If you treat an individual as if he were what he ought to be and could be, he will become what he ought to
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