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…

June 8th – On this day in 1989, the Prince song, ‘Batdance’ is released on 7” single, 12” single and CD single. The song – recorded at Paisley Park Studios – is released to promote Tim Burton’s big screen Batman movie. ‘200 Balloons’ is the B-side.

More tomorrow…