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 20th – On this day in 2007, Hairspray opens in the US. The movie – directed by Adam Shankman – stars John Travolta, Nikki Blonsky, Christopher Walken and Michelle Pfeiffer.

More tomorrow…