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 20th – On this day in 1989, Saved by the Bell makes its TV debut. The show becomes a hit with audiences and runs for five seasons, totalling 86 episodes. The show’s popularity leads to a number of spin-offs.

More tomorrow…