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…

April 29th – On this day in 2002, Spider-Man makes its cinematic debut at the Mann Village Theater in LA, California. The movie is directed by Sam Raimi and stars Tobey Maguire as Peter Parker/Spider-Man.

More tomorrow…