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 15th – On this day in 1997, live-action movie, Steel hits US cinemas. The DC Comics film, inspired by comic book character Steel, is directed by Kenneth Johnson and stars Shaquille O’Neal, Annabeth Gish and Richard Roundtree.

More tomorrow…