May 4, or, “May the 4th Be With You,” marks a celebration of all things Star Wars.
For those who are not familiar with “Star Wars Day”…here are some cool factoids!
- The original Star Wars premiered on May 25, 1977
- Its creator, George Lucas, celebrates his birthday on May 14.
- The fourth day in May became Star Wars Day because of the turn of phrase, “May the force be with you,” used by Jedi masters in the movies.
- California lawmakers voted to declare May 4 Star Wars Day in recognition of Disneyland’s Galaxy’s Edge opening
- May 4 became the fandom’s unofficial holiday after Margaret Thatcher won the election to become Britain’s first female prime minister.