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 28th – On this day in 1959, North by Northwest opens in US cinemas. Directed by Alfred Hitchcock, North by Northwest stars Cary Grant and Eva Marie Saint.

More tomorrow…