Today is Star Wars Day, as in "May the Fourth Be With You." It's been an annual celebration for almost a decade, a time to rejoice over all things "Star Wars." With the third new Star Wars movie coming this year, we have even more to celebrate. Here are 10 things you probably didn't know about Star Wars Day.
1. The First "May the Fourth""May the Fourth Be With You, Maggie. Congratulations."
2. The First Star Wars Dayfirst organized celebration of Star Wars Day which took place in Toronto, Ontario, Canada at the Toronto Underground Cinema. Festivities included an Original Trilogy Trivia Game Show; a costume contest with celebrity judges; and the web's best tribute films, mash-ups, parodies, and remixes on the big screen.
3. The Blu-Ray is Strong
Star Wars joined the celebration that same year by making a big announcement: the first Blu-Ray release of the movie series. Some fans were disappointed because they were hoping the announcement would be a brand-new Star Wars movie.
4. Mickey Loves Star Wars
5. Minor League Jedi
6. Star Wars in Spaceshared this pic of astronauts in the International Space Station watching Star Wars III: Revenge of the Sith. It may not be the first time astronauts have watched Star Wars in space, because they have free access to movies and TV in their off-hours. Hopefully, they watched better ones.
The following day, May 5, has come to be called "Revenge of the Fifth," a play on Star Wars: Episode III – Revenge of the Sith. On this day, fans join the "Dark Side" by celebrating the Sith Lords from the Star Wars series.
7. Revenge of the Fifth
8. May the 14th
9. The Fourth Awakens
10. Geek Pride Day
How will you celebrate Star Wars Day?
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