To celebrate the first year of It’s A Stampede!, every day for 365 days I am 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 20th – On this day in 2000, principal photography completes on Star Wars Episode II. The production ends a day and a half ahead of schedule. The movie – which stars Hayden Christensen, Natalie Portman and Ewan McGregor – is released in less than two years.

More tomorrow…