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…

March 3rd – On this day in 1961, The Flintstones episode, ‘The Astra’ Nuts’ airs in the US. The episode sees Fred and Barney accidentally sign up for a three-year stint in the Army.

More tomorrow…