On this day in 1919, Eva Perón was born. Also referred to as "Evita," she was a controversial figure as First Lady of Argentina from 1946 until her death 1952. Many people also know a (not-so-historical) version of her story from the musical Evita, written by Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice.
Angela Li is doing her impression of Perón on the left, and I think we would all prefer that she not start singing.
Today is also Astronomy Day, so get out there and check out the stars and planets. Ms. Barch has this recommendation, too:
Ms. Barch: Class, our planetarium trip has been canceled due to lack of funds, so your assignment tonight is to locate Orion the Hunter in the sky, then write an essay on why you think he needs to carry a weapon to feel like a man.
--episode 501, Fizz Ed
Today's discussion question: Should Pluto be considered a planet or not? Discuss.