Profession: Serial Killer
Why Famous: Known as the Killer Clown, he was convicted of the sexual assault and murder of at least 33 teenage boys and young men in a series of killings committed between 1972 and 1978 in Chicago, Illinois.
- 1964-04-09 Serial killer John Wayne Gacy (22) weds co-worker Marlynn Myers
- 1968-11-09 Serial killer John Wayne Gacy (26) divorces first wife Marlynn Myers after 4 years of marriage
- 1972-06-01 Serial killer John Wayne Gacy (30) weds second wife Carole Hoff
- 1976-03-02 Second wife Carole Hoff divorces serial killer John Wayne Gacy (33) after 3 years of marriage
- 1978-12-21 Police in Des Plaines Ill, arrest John Wayne Gacy for murder
- 1980-03-12 Jury finds John Wayne Gacy guilty of murdering 33 in Chicago