Thursday, August 11, 2011

August 11 in Goth and Horror History

August 11, 1947 - Stuart Gordon - Director - Born

August 11, 2007 - Sophie Lancaster - Goth - Attacked by teenagers

Sophie Lancaster was a goth girl who was attacked in a park in Lancashire for wearing goth clothing. She died from her injuries in the attack. Her death was extremely upsetting to the goth community. Many tribute pages and web banners were created to commemorate her. The Sophie Lancaster Foundation is still active.

Stuart Gordon is known for directing H.P. Lovecraft movies, including From Beyond, Re-Animator, and Dagon.


Stuart Gordon at IMDB

Stuart Gordon, at NNDB

Stuart Gordon at Wikipedia

Stuart Gordon Interview at ESplatter

Re-Animator the Musical, on Facebook

The Sophie Lancaster Foundation

The Murder of Sophie Lancaster, on Wikipedia

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