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May the Fourth be With You!

Neek about it!

Yes, it is the birthday of the famous pun – as well as one of the two Star Wars Days in May! Fans consider the day to be significant partially because of its relevance to theĀ May Fourth Movement, an anti-imperialist political and cultural campaign originating in China and echoing the themes of the original movies.

When Margret Thatcher was elected as Britain’s first woman prime minister, her party placed an advertisement in the newspaper which read “May the Fourth be with you, Maggie. Congratulations.”

So go and re-watch all the old films. (Not the prequels. We do not speak of them here.) Grab some popcorn and your Yoda plushie. (Yes, I know you have one. Go get it.) Plop down, put your feet up, and bask in the nostalgia of those opening strains of the theme…

Neek about it!