Every Star Wars Day sale in South Africa we could find

Joann Johnston
May 4, 2018

Since May the Fourth (rhymes) with the phrase, fans of the film franchise picked it up and have been celebrating it as Star Wars Day for decades now.

The most recent was Nissan which released a series of seven cars to celebrate the release of The Last Jedi in December a year ago. The Somerville cocktail lounge is inviting guests to dress up and stop by for some Star Wars Day fun with drink specials that pay homage to the hit sci-fi franchise.

But for a long time, Star Wars didn't really turn into a celebration, of course Star Wars fans would gather around and re-watch the entire series, again and again. All you have to do is log into Star Wars: Galaxy of Heroes [Free] on May the 4th and you'll receive Han Solo character shards. While others celebrate the day on May 6, citing "Revenge of the Sith" a better play on "Sith". Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic is also available at 50 per cent off.

On the Star Wars official website it says: "Ultimately, as Star Wars Day was created by the fans, it is truly their day".

If you've ever had someone say "May The 4th Be With You" on, er, 4 May, and you've had no clue what it means, buckle up. It was the day when UK Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher took in-charge of his office.

Star Wars: Force for Change, a charitable initiative from Lucasfilm and Disney, harnesses the strength of Star Wars to empower and improve the lives of children around the world.

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"May the Force be with you" is a phrase used to wish an individual or group good luck or good will. The center recently erected a new Star Wars display that portrays scenes from the prequel "Star Wars Episode II: Attack of the Clones".

How is Star Wars Day celebrated?

Disney Tsum Tsum - May 3 – May 11: Players will get up to 25% off in-app purchases of Rubies in-game, including adorable versions of fan-favorite Star Wars characters and Solo-themed puzzles.

When Ron Howard stopped by The Late Show on Thursday, he revealed that Lucas suggested a joke during the filming of Solo: A Star Wars Story that Howard eventually filmed. So instead of attending the premiere, he went on a trip to Hawaii with his friend and filmmaker Steven Spielberg.

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