Religious Group heavensgate.com
Heaven’s Gate was an American new religious movement, often described as a cult. It was founded in 1974 and led by Bonnie Nettles and Marshall Applewhite, known within the movement as Ti and Do, respectively.
Type: New religious movement
Classification: UFO religion
Orientation: Christian millenarianism, New Age, Ufology
Members of Heaven’s Gate came through Austin, Texas in the year or so before their mass suicide… the below was the flyer for their free presentation at the Hyatt Regency Austin on Town Lake, scheduled for Friday, February 4th (probably in 1996 a year before the mass suicide).