David Berkowitz Rank
About David Berkowitz
David Berkowitz is an American serial killer who gained worldwide notoriety in the late 1970s for killing six people and wounding seven others in New York City between 1976 and 1977. He got his nickname the .44 Caliber Killer as a result of his weapon of choice, a .44 caliber Bulldog revolver. He was also known as the Son of Sam. Having eluded capture for over a year, he was finally apprehended in August 1977 and sentenced to six life sentences.
He was the son of Betty Broder and Joseph Kleinman.
He claimed he was instructed by a demon to commit the murders.
His case led to the enacting of the Son of Sam law that prevents criminals and their friends or family members from profiting financially from the notoriety of their crimes.
David Berkowitz Rank
David Berkowitz's Popularity
David Berkowitz is a famous American serial killer, who was born on June 1, 1953. As a person born on this date, David Berkowitz is listed in our database as the 18th most popular celebrity for the day (June 1) and the 19th most popular for the year (1953).
People born on June 1 fall under the Zodiac sign of Gemini, the Twins. David Berkowitz is the 520th most popular Gemini.
Aside from information specific to David Berkowitz's birthday, David Berkowitz is the 3772nd most famous American and ranks 48th in famous people born in Brooklyn, New York, U.S.
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