Star Wars is the most famous cinema franchise, the legendary expression ‘May the force be with you’ has been transformed by the fans into «May the 4th be with you», meaning the date — 4th May, which became the annual celebration day.
Star Wars Day might not be an official public holiday, but millions of fans of Star Wars are happy to have this May day as a special one. Around the globe May the 4th is the annual celebration of everything Jedi-related.
Today fans of Star Wars are dressing up and indulging in movie marathons, and this is not the only way to celebrate. The enthusiasts are marking the special day in an international scale, the countries of ex-USSR are full of the fans of the cosmic adventures.
Star Wars, George Lucas, and official merchandise
The father of Star Wars George Lucas notes that May and movie have close ties. May has always been important to fans, all six films of the cosmic saga debuted in May (first hit the theatres on 25 May 1977). Moreover, George Lucas was born also on May, 14, this year the father of Star Wars Universe will celebrate his 73rd birthday.
The official site is full of special promotions and offers on some official merchandise today, the merchandise is very important for the financial wealthy of Star Wars world. Recent years, the hysteria surrounding the popular movie series has been on the rise, social media give the very powerful impulse for that.