Why is May 4 known as Star Wars day?

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Donald Glover - young Lando Calrissian in the "Star Wars" prequel - agrees. Fans partake in it to celebrate the Star Wars film franchise and the rich science fiction universe it birthed over the years.

We've got just a few weeks left until we find out whether Han Solo's origin film is worth a damn when the spin-off Solo: A Star Wars Story hits theaters. Fans around the world modified the phrase to create the pun - May the Fourth Be With You! Not to honor the day or celebrate the Force. It's incredible to see Star Wars fans rally around the spirit of Chewbacca and UNICEF's lifesaving mission.

The tradition of celebrating Star Wars Day did not start from a commercial aspect, but simply a day chosen by fans to celebrate their love for the sci-fi universe.

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However, the first reference in pop culture to May the 4th be with you dates back to 1979. It was the day when UK Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher took in-charge of his office. The campaign is also promoting the event across Disney stores nationwide who are offering a 10-percent discount on Star Wars purchases between May 4-6 if you roar in store and post on social using the hashtag.

Han Solo wished Luke Skywalker by saying "May the Force be with you". It's a Jedi play on words.

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Board the Millennium Falcon and journey to a galaxy far, far away in Solo: A Star Wars Story, an all-new adventure with the most beloved scoundrel in the galaxy. The celebration included Original Trilogy Trivia Game Show, parodies, costume contest.

Deck out your child's bedroom - or your own - with Star Wars sheet sets, pillows, and quilts during Pottery Barn Kids' Star Wars sale. So instead of attending the premiere, he went on a trip to Hawaii with his friend and filmmaker Steven Spielberg. J.J. Abrams will return to direct the film after helming The Force Awakens. The second part of the name means father in Dutch.

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