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…J

January 23rd – On this day in 1985, animated TV show, ThunderCats makes its debut. The cartoon series proves popular with audiences and introduces the world to Lion-O, Mumm-Ra and a colourful cast of characters.

More tomorrow…