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…

August 14th – On this day in 2017, Amazon announces it is to drop DVD rental service, Lovefilm by Post, by Halloween. A statement reads: “We have very much enjoyed delivering the Lovefilm By Post service to our customers. However, over the last few years we’ve seen a decreasing demand for DVD and Blu-ray rental as customers increasingly move to streaming.”

More tomorrow…