Horoscope: October 16, 2020


By Tamia Banks

A baby born today has a Sun and Moon in Libra.

HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Friday, Oct. 16, 2020:
Piercing, discriminating and imaginative, you attempt to live by what you say. This year, you finally finish a stalled project, and it’s extremely successful. You receive great recognition. If single, you can be rather impulsive in your choice of a partner and must wait until the end of the year to be fully satisfied. If attached, you’re intensely bonded and your passion grows stronger. SCORPIO matches your extremes of emotion.

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)


Circulate and work at cementing bonds, and close connections will deepen in a wonderful way. There can be new interests and discoveries linked to a current partnership. If a tie has outlived its usefulness, this is a time to let go and move forward. Tonight: Date night.

TAURUS (April 20-May 20)


Today’s a good time to get organized. Complete projects that have been in progress for too long. Memories of a childhood animal companion can be especially poignant. A charitable donation to animal charities would be a great way to acknowledge this. Tonight: A soothing bath.

GEMINI (May 21-June 20)


Today creates conflict of interest involving someone close to you. Be gentle and thoughtful with those you love. Adventurous projects will have allure. Tonight: A visit to a childhood friend or relative who has been out of touch provides a magical respite.

CANCER (June 21-July 22)


Take time off to care for your home and enjoy family life. Today heightens your devotion to relatives or your extended family and illuminates the important roles they play in your life. Tonight: Shopping for items you would especially like to have in your home.

LEO (July 23-Aug. 22)


If a vehicle needs replacement, start to examine your options promptly. Verify departure times and reservations; there can be some last-minute schedule changes to allow for. The weather might especially impact you. Tonight: An early and good night’s sleep.

VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22)


An old phase related to earnings and income could end, followed by a new beginning. Practical education is emphasized. There could be multiple sources of income. Your job duties can become more complicated. Tonight: Talk it over with a mentoring friend you trust.

LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 22)


You are a refined diplomat who must overcome the temptation to vacillate. Today’s a good time for saying thank you. Express your creative ideas and nurture relationships. Tonight: Whatever you focus on will grow, so take care of what means the most to you.

SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. 21)


Today finds you relishing peace and quiet. Imagery and affirmations can bring contentment. Reach out to others; love and friendship are there for you if you’re receptive. It’s also a great time for creative projects. Tonight: Mulling it all over.

SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21)


A new sense of direction and purpose develops. Accept invitations from friends and plan Zoom meetings or a small get-together. You realize the blessings of friendship. Respond positively to an invitation to some kind of group or organization. Tonight: Writing emails.

CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19)


Today you step back and prioritize. Your heart tells you to focus on home, but another part of you wants to advance at work. Make time for both. Balance is the key to success. Tonight: An admirer gives you a positive recommendation.

AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18)


A dream should be heeded. Your intuition is on target. Someone from another cultural background can become a romantic prospect or at least a new friend. Attend a discussion group or book club to be able to discuss ideas. Tonight: Meeting like minds.

PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20)


A new home, job or relationship can replace the familiar. Don’t resist changes; after an unsettled time all will be well. “It’s time to grow,” is the final message from the universe. This marks the start of one of your most fortunate cycles. Tonight: Relax.

Born today: Writer Oscar Wilde (1854), playwright Eugene O’Neill (1888), actor Tim Robbins (1958)