Horoscope: October 8, 2020


By Tamia Banks

A baby born today has a Sun in Libra and a Moon in Gemini until 11:45 a.m., when the Moon enters Cancer.

HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Thursday, Oct. 8, 2020:
Romantic, imaginative and capable, you’re a free spirit who embraces all of life. This year, you don’t get too sidetracked, and you will be extremely successful. If single, you require someone to match your sharp intellect, and you search far and wide. Next summer you meet him or her. If attached, you’re on a fabulous romantic adventure and are exquisitely happy with your partner. SAGITTARIUS inspires 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)


Hidden feelings and thoughts harbored by co-workers are brought out into the open. Your early background and the influences of your heritage are potent. Be aware of what your family tree can reveal about you. Diplomacy is a must today. Tonight: Others surprise you.

TAURUS (April 20-May 20)


You’ll be drawn to excitement and travel. Education is important, and there might be contact with in-laws. Vitality is high, and your self-image is upbeat. Positive feedback from family and friends makes you feel good about yourself. Tonight: Serious discussion with a sibling or a cousin.

GEMINI (May 21-June 20)


You might have some financial promises to keep. Others depend on you for security on many levels. You break up your work with interesting side trips. Adding novelty to your daily routine and obligations will renew your enthusiasm. Tonight: Counting your pennies.

CANCER (June 21-July 22)


Your mind is clear and creative with luminous insights. You can write and speak effectively, and you benefit from studies. The role of teacher or even crusader falls into place naturally. Tonight: Plan to travel if at all possible over the next few months.

LEO (July 23-Aug. 22)


Cultivate supportive people today. Be reserved with those who could be draining or are a source of turmoil. Those you’re closest to are moving into a new cycle. Think of their changes as a positive growth pattern. Tonight: The beauties of wildlife or wilderness areas.

VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22)


Contact people who seem interesting or potentially helpful for your work. Your social circle widens. Consider joining an organization you believe in. It’s a time to grow and to expand your belief system. Tonight: Early bedtime.

LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 22)


Friends think of you and trust you with their confidences. Competitive feelings build at work. Be tactful. Channel irritation into making constructive changes. Being volatile won’t get you much else. Tonight: A surprise conversation is very revealing. A friend announces a new event.

SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. 21)


Your high standards and aspirations impress others and make it easy to enlist support for your projects. A friendship with a foreign-born person brings not only companionship, but a new perspective. Tonight: You’ll want to clear away dead weight and debris.

SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21)


You will be able to solve puzzles and satiate your curiosity. Others reveal their inner secrets to you in casual conversation. Others make suggestions about money management. Check with your inner psyche before acting too quickly on unsolicited advice. Tonight: Relax.

CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19)


Today puts you in the role of mediator or diplomat, both among friends and with co-workers. Social prospects are good; there is a new solidarity and security coming into relationships. You’re particularly sensitive to beauty. Tonight: Enjoying remote landscapes.

AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18)


Today brings insight into how others see your role in their lives. Balance emotions with a touch of whimsical humor in approaching those you care about. An offer or opportunity you’ve been awaiting should come through. Tonight: A great sigh of relief.

PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20)


Romantic interludes are delightful, and there might be an invitation to a harvest festival. Younger people introduce you to new interests. You’re energetic; your health and fitness are improving. Your working conditions might be less than perfect. Tonight: A special bonding session with your pet.

Born today: Actress Sigourney Weaver (1949), comedian Chevy Chase (1943), actor Matt Damon (1970)