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 8th – On this day in 1960, Psycho goes on general release in US cinemas. The movie – directed by Alfred Hitchcock – stars Janet Leigh and Anthony Perkins and is based on the novel of the same name by Robert Bloch.

More tomorrow…