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…

July 2nd – On this day in 1997, Men in Black is released in cinemas. Directed by Barry Sonnenfeld, the sci-fi comedy is loosely based on a comic book by Lowell Cunningham and stars Will Smith and Tommy Lee Jones.

More tomorrow…