Hoagie Carmichael: Things that only an astrologer might know -- he was born Nov. 22, 1899. He gave up the practice of law to pursue music and songwriting. Hoagie Carmichael also wanted to be an actor, and he was to some degree. Among his songs was "Stardust." His trademark appearance was playing a piano with a cigarette dangling from his mouth. Hoagie Carmichael died at the age of 82 -- he won't soon be forgotten.

ARIES (March 21-April 19): Funding will be made available. You will speak of the anniversary of John Kennedy assassination. People respond to you, you provide missing link.

TAURUS (April 20-May 20): Refuse to be driven into corner. Keep your views wide -- keep an open mind. Aries, Libra persons play roles.

GEMINI (May 21-June 20): Make fresh start in new direction. Your personal appearances will play dividends. Display humor, ability to laugh at your own foibles. Team up with Leo native.

CANCER (June 21-July 22): Emphasis on cooperative efforts, favorable publicity, marital status. Questions concerning home buying will loom large. Face the music early.

LEO (July 23-Aug. 22): Fun, frolic featured -- people want to be with you, some will wine and dine you. Display sunny personality. Hold back bitterness, criticism. Sagittarian involved.

VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22): People who want to know what's happening will surround you. It is thought that you have access to secret information. Tell what you know without exaggeration.

LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 22): Many come to you for interpretation of news. Your reputation for being fair-minded spreads. You will be particularly attractive to opposite sex. Some will confess.

SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. 21): Financial discussion serious, hold it at home if possible. Taurus, Libra persons play important roles, will be on your side. Music will play.

SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21): Wait for right offer -- it is on the way. People compliment you on friendliness, your smile. Some members of opposite sex act as if they want you to themselves.

CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19): Get down to business. Saturn involved and this means responsibility, intensity, reward. Another Capricorn involved along with Cancer native. Luck with number 8.

AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18): Look beyond the immediate, peer into future. Strive for universal appeal, you might receive invitation to travel. Aries, Libra persons play astonishing roles.

PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20): Let go of prejudices, preconceived notions. Make new start, welcome different people into your life. Interpret dreams, they are meaningful. Leo plays role.

IF NOVEMBER 22 IS YOUR BIRTHDAY: You are independent, creative, stubborn and decided at an early age to live your own life. Taurus, Leo, Scorpio persons play spectacular roles in your life, could have these letters, initials in names: D, M, V. Much of the sluggishness and indecision will end in December -- you will be independent, an original thinker and will walk where angels fear to tread. September most memorable for you in 2000.

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