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Star Wars Day is an annual celebration of George Lucas's Star Wars franchise, considered one of the most influential in film history. Conceived by fans, it's a day to acknowledge and appreciate the immense cultural impact of the Star Wars series, which comprises of movies, books, TV shows, video games, and merchandising. The day holds significant appeal for global cinema enthusiasts and the science fiction community, catering to fans irrespective of age or nationality.
Star Wars Day is connected to a catchphrase "May the Fourth be with you", a playful spin on the franchise's iconic line "May the Force be with you". The pun was first recorded in an advertisement by the UK Conservative Party on May 4, 1979, congratulating Margaret Thatcher's first day as Prime Minister. In India, this occasion melds into the country's diverse and thriving pop culture landscape. The Star Wars saga, famous for its galaxy far, far away, has struck a chord with Indian audiences, inspiring legions of fans with its timeless themes of hope, courage, and the struggle between good and evil.
The observation of Star Wars Day in India echoes the passion seen worldwide. Fans engage in movie marathons, cosplay events, and trivia contests. They also exchange special Star Wars merchandise, which is often released to coincide with the day's celebrations, and share their love for the saga on social media, using the globally recognized hashtag #StarWarsDay. While Star Wars may not originate from India, the force is enthusiastically strong nonetheless, every year, on May 4th.
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