- "I don't like Mondays. This lightens up the day"
- —Brenda Spencer
Brenda Ann Spencer (April 3rd, 1962) was the teenage girl responsible for the Cleveland Elementary School (San Diego) sniper attack on January 29th, 1979, which left 2 men dead, 8 children and 1 police officer injured. On the day of the attack, Spencer took aim from her house, fatally shot the principal and a custodian, and injuring 8 children, by using her Ruger .22 rifle. After the attacks, she hid for a few hours and had a conservation with a journalist and she said that she did it because she hates Mondays. Spencer is currently serving a life imprisonment with the chance of parole in the California Institution for Women (Chino, California).