Why is 4th May Star Wars Day?

It was observed unofficially for decades until 2019, when California lawmakers voted to declare May 4 as Star Wars Day in honour of the opening of Disneyland’s Galaxy’s Edge. Several fans took to Twitter today to share their favourite moments from the Star Wars franchise.

Is May 4th Star Wars Day?

What is Star Wars Day? May the 4th (be with you) is a date known to fans as Star Wars Day, a day devoted to enjoying all things from a galaxy far, far away. May the 4th (be with you) is also a nod to the famous catchphrase “May the force be with you” from the Star Wars movies.

What is happening on May the 4th?

May the 4th (a.k.a. Star Wars Day) is an annual celebration for fans around the world to unite and share their love of all things Star Wars.

Who came up with May the 4th be with you?

‘May the Fourth’ origin story The earliest use of the phrase was in 1978, one year after the release of “Star Wars: A New Hope,” according to a post by Lucas Seastrom, a Lucasfilm historian, on the official website.

Is Star Wars Day a real thing?

May 4 (May the Fourth) is celebrated as Star Wars Day, originating as a clever pun for the franchise’s iconic phrase “May the force be with you.” Fans and droids alike can celebrate with all things Star Wars — movies, television shows, documentaries and more — streaming on Disney+.

Who said May the force be with you first?

Although the phrase May the Force be with you is usually attributed to Obi-Wan Kenobi, the Jedi Master at the heart of the original Star Wars movie in 1977, it is actually said by a minor character, General Dodonna, as he dismisses Rebel troops before their siege of the Death Star.

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Which world famous film series is celebrated every year on May 4?

WASHINGTON – Star Wars fans your day has arrived to show your love for the popular franchise. Wednesday is May the 4th (be with you), a special day devoted to Star Wars.