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 28th – On this day in 1987, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles makes its TV debut. The first episode is called ‘Turtle Tracks’ and kick-starts a short, five-episode run. The show proves so popular it runs for a total of ten seasons.

More tomorrow…