To celebrate the first year of It’s A Stampede!, every day for 365 days I have been presenting a totally informative, yet totally useless fact under the banner heading: ‘On this day in geekdom’.

We’re now into the final month of facts!

Here’s today’s slice of geekdom…

January 7th – On this day in 1992, GamesMaster makes its TV debut. The gaming show – which airs on Channel 4 – is initially presented by Dominik Diamond, with Patrick Moore as the GamesMaster. The programme is the first ever UK TV show dedicated to computer games.

More tomorrow…