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…

May 9th – On this day in 1980, Friday the 13th makes its cinematic debut. The slasher movie is directed by Sean S. Cunningham and stars Betsy Palmer and Kevin Bacon.

More tomorrow…