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…

September 6th – On this day in 1988, Count Duckula airs in the UK for the first time. The show – a spin-off of animated series, Danger Mouse – runs for four seasons and a total of 65 episodes.

More tomorrow…