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…

December 21st – On this day in 1977, The Gauntlet arrives in cinemas. The movie is directed by Clint Eastwood, who also appears in the lead role of Ben Shockley. Pat Hingle and Sondra Locke co-star.

More tomorrow…