To celebrate the launch of It’s A Stampede!, every day for the next year I will be presenting a totally informative, yet totally useless fact under the banner heading: ‘On this day in geekdom’.

Yep, that’s 365 facts!

Here’s today’s slice of geekdom…

February 14th – On this day in 1991, The Silence of the Lambs opens in the US. The movie – directed by Jonathan Demme – is based on the book of the same name by Thomas Harris and stars Jodie Foster and Anthony Hopkins.

More tomorrow…