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 23rd – On this day in 2016, Candace Payne appears on US television programme, Good Morning America after becoming a global sensation for her ‘Chewbacca Mom’ video. The four-minute video, which Candace uploaded onto Facebook on May 19th turned the 37-year-old Texas mother into an overnight sensation.

More tomorrow…