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 14th – On this day in 1996, The Cable Guy hits cinemas. The movie – directed by Ben Stiller – stars Jim Carrey as an obsessive cable TV installer. The movie was not a hit with audiences upon release, but over time has built up a cult following.

More tomorrow…