Star Wars Fans Celebrate May the Fourth (Be With You)

Katie RamirezMay 08, 2017

Disney owns the Star Wars franchise.

NASA got in on the fun with a blog comparing real planets to the ones depicted in Star Wars, including Saturn's moon, Mimas, which has become known as the "Death Star" moon thanks to its distinctive crater.

One Star Wars superfan, Karl Pethers from Kettering, has spent over $1900 (£1,500) on Star Wars items so far during his lifetime. Thanks to streaming television service Sling TV, you can actually stream the first six Star Wars films free online, on demand so you can watch them whenever you want.

Learn to play a new-to-you "Star Wars" tabletop game at your local game store.

A fan dressed in a costume "duels" with a fan during activities to mark "May the 4th" Star Wars Day at Gardens by the Bay on May 4, 2017 in Singapore.

Lin-Manuel Miranda, who wrote a song for The Force Awakens, is proud to be a Star Wars fan.

Star Wars: The Last Jedi hits theaters on December 15. So imagine being asked to record some memorable Star Wars lines as part of some montage of fans showing their love for the saga or something silly like that, and then suddenly being interrupted by none other than Luke Skywalker himself.

The first large organized event for the day took place on May 4, 2011 in the Toronto Underground Cinema. However, Loeb van Zuilenburg initially dabbled with the iconic theme during his time with the Bloemfontein City Orchestra, before taking it to Stellenbosch.

Ever wonder what would happen if Star Wars met the Beatles?

We bring you two clips from our archive to celebrate the mythology at the heart of the film series. Williams grew op out of the late romantic early 20th century style of music. "He also added that his favorite movie is The Empire Strikes Back and his favorite character is Darth Vader".

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