Published: Sun, May 14, 2017
Life&Culture | By Kristin Armstrong

Star Wars Day 2017: 'May the Fourth Be With You' Memes


This years celebration holds a special meaning. From awesome back drops to special work days, the Star Wars fans of the world did not disappoint. At Pottery Barn Kids, the Star Wars collection is 20 percent off until 11:59 p.m. on May 4. The novel introduced many fan favourite characters including Mara Jade and the blue-skinned Admiral himself. Not if you're a Star Wars fan, that is. This build sought to recreate some of that imagery.

The epic space opera franchise will keep humming along later this year when "Star Wars: Episode VIII - The Last Jedi" is released in December. His scores for The Empire Strikes Back, Return of the Jedi, and The Force Awakens each were nominated for Oscars for Best Original Score.

May the Fourth came about organically among fans and was subsequently embraced by Disney.

May 4 is designated as the annual Star Wars Day, due to the clever play on the words of the Star Wars motto, "May the force be with you".

News 25 caught up with "Star Wars" fan along the Gulf Cast to hear what their favorite film is. A Star Wars land, meanwhile, is coming to Disney's theme parks.

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Now French voters have removed the last remaining big political risk for the euro this year. I've voted for the left in the past and been disappointed".

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Outside the court Tuesday, supporters of Ahok wept while members of Islamic groups punched the air in celebration. His lawyer, I Wayan Sudiarta, said Ahok would appeal the ruling.

At Hallmark Gold Crown Stores (not Hallmark.com), pick up a free "Star Wars" pin set when you spend $15 on select "Star Wars" gifts on May 4 and 5.

Appealing to the palate with sumptuous Star Wars recipes.

The day has its share of critics too. That's exactly what happens in this video where Mark Hamill pranks Star Wars fans by surprising them in some pretty hilarious ways, including appearing as a cheap Darth Vader stand-in and more.

May the Fourth be with you!

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