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 19th – On this day in 1989, Batman receives its premiere in Westwood, California. The movie is directed by Tim Burton and features Michael Keaton in the title role, opposite Jack Nicholson as The Joker.

More tomorrow…