May the Fourth be with you: Celebrate with 10 Star Wars facts you might not know

Star Wars Day on May 4 celebrates the Star Wars franchise created by George Lucas

“May the fourth be with you,” or better known as “Star Wars” Day, is officially here. To celebrate, here are 10 facts you may not have known about the movie franchise:

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Star Wars Day on May 4 celebrates the Star Wars franchise created by George Lucas.

The date was chosen for the easy pun on the catchphrase “May the Force be with you” as “May the Fourth be with you”.


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