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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 taller than him.

Celebrities and other figures who are slightly taller than him.

Carl Sagan

Scientist. Deceased
Born on November 9th, 1934
Height: 1.80m / 5 ft 11 inches

Prince Philip

Duke of Edinburgh. Deceased
Born on June 10th, 1921
Height: 1.83m / 6 foot

Michael Moore

Filmmaker.
Born on April 23rd, 1954
Height: 1.82m / 6 foot

Iker Casillas

Spanish soccer player.
Born on May 20th, 1981
Height: 1.82m / 6 foot

Sigourney Weaver

Actress.
Born on October 8th, 1949
Height: 1.82m / 6 foot

Harry Styles

Singer.
Born on February 1st, 1994
Height: 1.83m / 6 foot

People who are shorter than him.

Celebrities and other figures who are slightly shorter than him.

David Chase

Screenwriter.
Born on August 22nd, 1945
Height: 1.73m / 5 ft 8 inches

Adele

Singer.
Born on May 5th, 1988
Height: 1.75m / 5 ft 9 inches

Reece James

Soccer player.
Born on December 8th, 1999
Height: 1.75m / 5 ft 9 inches

Ricky Gervais

Comedian / Actor.
Born on June 25th, 1961
Height: 1.73m / 5 ft 8 inches

Niall Horan

Singer.
Born on September 13th, 1993
Height: 1.73m / 5 ft 8 inches

Andy Gibb

English singer. Deceased
Born on March 5th, 1958
Height: 1.73m / 5 ft 8 inches

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