Today in Horror History

Today in Horror History: November 22

(Updated periodically) Birthdays: Jamie Lee Curtis (November 22, 1958), who starred in several installments of the Halloween franchise, The Fog (1980), Prom Night (1980), Terror Train (1980), Road Games (1981), Death of a Centerfold: The Dorothy Stratten Story (1981), Virus (1999), and “Scream Queens.” Curtis in Halloween (1978) Mark Ruffalo (November 22, 1967), who starred… Continue reading Today in Horror History: November 22

Japan · Newspaper clippings

Woman strangles neighbor’s toddler for being accepted into prestigious kindergarten

November 22, 1999 Tokyo, Japan Mitsuko Yamada (35) brings her neighbor’s 2-year-old daughter into a public restroom and strangles her with a scarf A total of 550 students had applied to a prestigious kindergarten; Haruna Wakayama had been one of 20 applicants to be admitted. This reportedly angered Yamada, whose daughter did not make the… Continue reading Woman strangles neighbor’s toddler for being accepted into prestigious kindergarten