Star Wars Day, May 4, celebrates George Lucas' Star Wars. It is observed by fans of the media franchise. Observance of the commemorative day spread quickly through media and grassroots celebrations. The date was chosen for the pun on the catchphrase "May the Force be with you" as "May the Fourth be with you".
The franchise has lost some very key people over the past years. In addition to fans celebrating the beloved films, they also pay tribute to the actors who have been lost along the way. Time stops for now man.
Fans all over the world have collected Star Wars memorabilia and some can be rather pricey. Here's a look at some vintage items.
Growing up in Los Angeles in the 70s/80s we visited Disneyland on a regular basis and often after school, before "Annual Passes".