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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 29 years.
If he were still alive today, he would be 82 years old.

People who 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?

He 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 centimeters, 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.

See also: Celebrities who are 5 ft 10 inches.

How old would John Wayne Gacy be now?

If he were still alive today, he would be 82 years old.

How many years ago did he die?

He died 29 years, 11 months, and 5 days ago.

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 29 years ago. Two decades have passed since his death.

To put that into perspective.

  • A child who 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 seven FIFA World Cups and eight US presidential elections have taken place.
  • 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 seven new prime ministers.
  • 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.
  • He died just before the Internet became popular.
  • Because his death occurred 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

Mitch McConnell

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

Brian Jones

Brian Jones

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

Aretha Franklin

Aretha Franklin

Singer Deceased
Born on March 25, 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.

Telly Savalas

Telly Savalas

Actor Deceased
Died on Jan 22, 1994, at the age of 72.
Star Sign: Aquarius

Bill Hicks

Bill Hicks

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

John Candy

John Candy

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

Kurt Cobain

Kurt Cobain

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

Richard Nixon

Richard Nixon

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

Ayrton Senna

Ayrton Senna

Race driver Deceased
Died on May 1, 1994, at the age of 34.
Star Sign: Aries

Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis

Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis

First Lady of the United States Deceased
Died on May 19, 1994, at the age of 64.
Star Sign: Leo

Nicole Brown Simpson

Nicole Brown Simpson

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

Andrés Escobar

Andrés Escobar

Colombian soccer player Deceased
Died on Jul 2, 1994, 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.

Matt Damon

Matt Damon

Actor
Born on October 8, 1970
Height: 1.78m / 5 ft 10 inches

Luke Littler

Luke Littler

Darts player
Born on January 21, 2007
Height: 1.78m / 5 ft 10 inches

People who are taller than him

Celebrities and other figures who are slightly taller than him.

Stacy Keibler

Stacy Keibler

Wrestler
Born on October 14, 1979
Height: 1.80m / 5 ft 11 inches

Finn Wolfhard

Finn Wolfhard

Actor
Born on December 23, 2002
Height: 1.79m / 5 ft 10 inches

Adam Johnson

Adam Johnson

Ice hockey player Deceased
Born on June 22, 1994
Height: 1.83m / 6 foot

People who are shorter than him

Celebrities and other figures who are slightly shorter than him.

Ronan Keating

Ronan Keating

Singer
Born on March 3, 1977
Height: 1.73m / 5 ft 8 inches

Lamont Bentley

Lamont Bentley

Actor Deceased
Born on October 25, 1973
Height: 1.72m / 5 ft 8 inches

Robert Trujillo

Robert Trujillo

Metallica
Born on October 23, 1964
Height: 1.75m / 5 ft 9 inches

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