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 25th – On this day in 1977, Star Wars stars Mark Hamill, Carrie Fisher, Harrison Ford (and Chewie) appear on the front cover of Rolling Stone magazine. The issue includes features on Dolly Parton and Fleetwood Mac, as well as an interview with Star Wars creator, George Lucas.

More tomorrow…