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John Wayne Gacy

Serial killer.

Born on March 17, 1942.
Died at the age of 52 on May 10, 1994.
Cause of Death: Executed by lethal injection.

John Wayne Gacy
He has been dead for over 27 years.
If he was still alive today, he would be 79 years of age.

Who else died in 1994?

Which generation did John Wayne Gacy belong to?

John Wayne Gacy was a part of the Silent Generation demographic cohort.


"But I thought he was a boomer?!"

John Wayne Gacy was not a boomer. The boomer generation started in 1945, whereas he was born in 1942.

That is a 3 year difference!

The "boomer" label is often applied to older people by mistake.

What was he known for?

Between 1972 and 1978, Gacy murdered at least 33 young men and boys in Chicago, Illinois.

What were his nicknames?

His nicknames / aliases were: "The Killer Clown", "Pogo the Clown" and "Patches the Clown"

Which star sign was John Wayne Gacy?

John Wayne Gacy had the star sign Pisces.

Life Path Number.

His Life Path Number was 9.

How tall was he?

John Wayne Gacy was around 5 ft 10 inches tall. In centimetres, his height was 178 cm.

Statistically speaking, this means that he was slightly taller than the average American male. However, he was not tall by conventional standards.

In other words, he didn't stand out as being particularly tall.

If John Wayne Gacy was still alive, how old would he be now?

If he was still alive today, he would be 79 years old.

What day of the week was he born on?

He was born on a Tuesday.

What day of the week did he die on?

He died on a Tuesday.

How long ago did John Wayne Gacy die?

He died in May, 1994, which was over 27 years ago. Two decades have passed since his death.

To put that into perspective.

  • A child that was born on the day of his death has grown up, finished school and started a family by now.
  • Since John Wayne Gacy's death in 1994, roughly six FIFA World Cups have taken place. Furthermore, around seven US presidential elections have been held.
  • He died before the first PlayStation video game console was released.
  • Since his death, the United States has had four new presidents.
  • The United Kingdom has had five new Prime Ministers since he passed away.
  • Because he died in 1994, it means that he probably never heard of famous names such as Beyonce, the Backstreet Boys, the Spice Girls, Tiger Woods and J. K. Rowling.
  • John Wayne Gacy died before just before the Internet became a popular thing.
  • Because John Wayne Gacy's death occured in May, 1994, it means that he never got to see popular movies such as Toy Story and The Lion King.

Other people who were born around March 17, 1942.

Celebrities and other notable figures who were born around the same time as John Wayne Gacy.

Mitch McConnell

US politician.
Born on February 20th, 1942
Star Sign: Pisces

Brian Jones

Musician. Deceased
Born on February 28th, 1942
Star Sign: Pisces

Aretha Franklin

Singer. Deceased
Born on March 25th, 1942
Star Sign: Aries

Other people who died around May 10, 1994.

Celebrities and other notable figures who died around the same time as John Wayne Gacy.

Bill Hicks

Stand-up comedian. Deceased
Died on February 26th, 1994
Died at the age of 32
Star Sign: Sagittarius

John Candy

Actor. Deceased
Died on March 4th, 1994
Died at the age of 43
Star Sign: Scorpio

Kurt Cobain

Singer. Deceased
Died on April 5th, 1994
Died at the age of 27
Star Sign: Pisces

Richard Nixon

US President. Deceased
Died on April 22nd, 1994
Died at the age of 81
Star Sign: Capricorn

Nicole Brown Simpson

Ex-wife of O. J. Simpson. Deceased
Died on June 12th, 1994
Died at the age of 35
Star Sign: Taurus

Andrés Escobar

Colombian soccer player. Deceased
Died on July 2nd, 1994
Died at the age of 27
Star Sign: Pisces

People who are the same height as John Wayne Gacy.

Celebrities and other notable figures who are exactly the same height as him.

Mario Lopez

Actor / TV host.
Born on October 10th, 1973
Height: 1.78m / 5 ft 10 inches

Grand Master Sexay

Wrestler. Deceased
Born on January 10th, 1972
Height: 1.78m / 5 ft 10 inches

Rupert Murdoch

Business magnate.
Born on March 11th, 1931
Height: 1.78m / 5 ft 10 inches

People who are taller than him.

Celebrities and other figures who are slightly taller than him.

Bryan Cranston

Actor.
Born on March 7th, 1956
Height: 1.79m / 5 ft 10 inches

Rick James

Funk singer. Deceased
Born on February 1st, 1948
Height: 1.81m / 5 ft 11 inches

Jimi Hendrix

Musician. Deceased
Born on November 27th, 1942
Height: 1.80m / 5 ft 11 inches

Grover Cleveland

US President. Deceased
Born on March 18th, 1837
Height: 1.80m / 5 ft 11 inches

Wil Wheaton

Actor.
Born on July 29th, 1972
Height: 1.80m / 5 ft 11 inches

Lana Clarkson

American actress. Deceased
Born on April 5th, 1962
Height: 1.83m / 6 foot

People who are shorter than him.

Celebrities and other figures who are slightly shorter than him.

Randy Jackson

Bassist / Television personality.
Born on June 23rd, 1956
Height: 1.73m / 5 ft 8 inches

Ike Turner

Musician.
Born on November 5th, 1931
Height: 1.75m / 5 ft 9 inches

David Guetta

French DJ.
Born on November 7th, 1967
Height: 1.76m / 5 ft 9 inches

Dustin Poirier

UFC fighter.
Born on January 19th, 1989
Height: 1.75m / 5 ft 9 inches

Mo Farah

British runner.
Born on March 23rd, 1983
Height: 1.75m / 5 ft 9 inches

Soulja Boy

Rapper.
Born on July 28th, 1990
Height: 1.73m / 5 ft 8 inches

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