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 24th – On this day in 1997, children’s television show, Rainbow airs its final episode. At the time of its cancellation – after a couple of extensions/format changes – Rainbow had clocked up 1,071 episodes across 27 seasons.

More tomorrow…