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1

Head of the Gambino crime family - "the teflon don"

John Gotti

2

Pair imprisoned for kidnapping Bobby Franks

Leopold and Loeb

3

Couple executed in 1950s for selling A-bomb secrets

Ethel and Julius Rosenberg

4

She shot J.R. Ewing on TV's _Dallas_

Kristen Shepard

5

He had millions put to death in Cambodia

Pol Pot

6

He shot Ronald Reagan and James Brady

John Hinkley jr.

7

Gang shot up in Coffeyville - Kansas

Dalton Gang

8

First public enemey #1

John Dillinger

9

Skyjacker who parachuted from a 727 in 1971

D.B. Cooper

10

"Lucky" crime boss

"Lucky" Luciano

11

Fake Howard Hughes biographer

Clifford Irving

12

The Boston Strangler

Albert DeSalvo

13

Killer of 30 young women - executed in Florida - 1989

Ted Bundy

14

Day "Bugs" Moran's gang was killed

St. Valentine's day - 1929

15

Hickock was holding this poker hand

Aces and eights

16

Nickname for .44 caliber killer David Berkowitz

Son of Sam (after a dog)

17

Sheriff Pat Garrett killed him

Billy the Kid

18

Jack McCall shot this man

Wild Bill Hickock

19

He shot JFK

Lee Harvey Oswald

20

He shot John Lennon

Mark David Chapman

21

Branch Davidian leader in Waco TX - 1993

David Koresh

22

Exxon Valdez captain

Capt. Joseph Hazelwood

23

Medieval Romanian Impaler

Vlad the Impaler

24

The Hillside Strangler

Kenneth Bianchi

25

Man executed in 1936 for kidnapping Lindbergh baby

Bruno Hauptmann

26

Fall River - MA woman accused of ax murders - 1892

Lizzie Borden

27

London killer of seven prostitutes - 1888

Jack the Ripper

28

The Bird Man of Alcatraz

Robert Stroud

29

Nickname of Ilich Arthur Sanchez

Carlos the Jackal

30

Nebraska garbage man and mass murderer

Carl Starkweather

31

Mobster who testified before the senate - 1951

Frank Costello

32

The Wild Bunch's hideout

Hole in the wall

33

Killer and cannibalizer of 17 men in Milwaukee

Jeffrey Dahmer

34

Italian immigrants executed for murder in 1927

Sacco and Vanzetti

35

Brothers who were cohorts of the James Gang

The Youngers

36

Man convicted in Oklahoma City bombing

Timothy McVeigh

37

Mobster who built the Flamingo Hilton

"Bugsy" Siegel

38

The Long Island Lolita

Amy Fischer

39

Missouri gang shot up in Northfield - Minnesota

James Gang

40

The Night Stalker

Richard Ramirez

41

He shot Robert Kennedy

Sirhan sirhan

42

The Unabomber

Ted Kazinsky

43

Meyer Lansky's group

Murder Inc.

44

The Wild Bunch Leaders

Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid

45

First American executed after 10 year hiatus - in 1977

Gary Gilmore (firing squad in Utah)

46

The People's Temple suicide leader - 1978

Jim Jones

47

1950 robbery from a Boston garage (2.7M stolen)

Brinks robbery

48

He was court-martialed for the My Lai massacre

Lt. William Calley

49

He shot Lee Harvey Oswald

Jack Ruby

50

Terrorist wanted for bombing of U.S. embassies

Osama bin Laden

51

Cult leader and killer of nine in Los Angeles - 1968

Charles Manson

52

Navy spy family caught in 1985

The Walkers

53

He shot Martin Luther King Jr.

James Earl Ray

54

Mustachioed Chinese arch-fiend

Fu Manchu

55

Chicago mobster jailed for tax evasion - a.k.a. "scarface"

Al Capone

56

Matriarch killed by G-men - 1935

Ma Barker

57

Couple gunned down by police in Louisiana - 1934

Bonnie Parker and Clyde Barrow

58

Mobster nicknamed "machine gun"

Machine Gun Kelly