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PHOTOS: May the 4th be with you on Star Wars Day

6:30 PM, May 4, 2012   |    comments
  • Star Wars Stormtroopers pose for photographers in a queue at Legoland in Windsor west of London on March 24, 2012, to mark the launch of the new Star Wars Miniland Experience. AFP PHOTO/CARL COURT (Photo credit should read CARL COURT/AFP/Getty Images)
  • Star Wars Stormtroopers pose for photographers in a queue at Legoland in Windsor west of London on March 24, 2012, to mark the launch of the new Star Wars Miniland Experience. AFP PHOTO/CARL COURT (Photo credit should read CARL COURT/AFP/Getty Images)
  • Star Wars Stormtroopers pose for photographers in a queue at Legoland in Windsor west of London on March 24, 2012, to mark the launch of the new Star Wars Miniland Experience. AFP PHOTO/CARL COURT (Photo credit should read CARL COURT/AFP/Getty Images)
  • Amanda Lucas (2nd L), daughter of movie director and producer George Lucas, delivers a speech during an exhibition to promote 'Star Wars: Episode I The Phantom Menace in 3D' in Tokyo on March 4, 2012. The 3D film will open in Japan from March 16. AFP PHOTO / KAZUHIRO NOGI (Photo credit should read KAZUHIRO NOGI/AFP/Getty Images)
  • TOWNSVILLE, AUSTRALIA - FEBRUARY 05: Members of the Crocodiles cheerleaders pose with members of the 501st Legion Star Wars enthusiasts before the start of the round 18 NBL match between the Townsville Crocodiles and the Adelaide 36ers at Townsville Entertainment Centre on February 5, 2012 in Townsville, Australia. (Photo by Ian Hitchcock/Getty Images)
  • Amanda Lucas (4th L-top), daughter of movie director and producer George Lucas, poses with Star Wars characters during a photo session at an exhibition to promote 'Star Wars: Episode I The Phantom Menace in 3D' in Tokyo on March 4, 2012. The 3D film will open in Japan from March 16. AFP PHOTO / KAZUHIRO NOGI (Photo credit should read KAZUHIRO NOGI/AFP/Getty Images)
  • LOS ANGELES, CA - APRIL 04: Star Wars characters pose at Morgan Spurlock's 'Comic-Con Episode IV: A Fan's Hope' at the Arclight Theater on April 4, 2012 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images)
  • TOWNSVILLE, AUSTRALIA - FEBRUARY 05: Two Members of the 501st Legion Star Wars enthusiasts stand next to a crocodiles poster before the start of the round 18 NBL match between the Townsville Crocodiles and the Adelaide 36ers at Townsville Entertainment Centre on February 5, 2012 in Townsville, Australia. (Photo by Ian Hitchcock/Getty Images)
  • May the 4th be with you: Denver celebrates Star Wars at the Wings Over the Rockies Museum. Photo taken by Lena Howland.
  • May the 4th be with you: Denver celebrates Star Wars at the Wings Over the Rockies Museum. Photo taken by Lena Howland.
  • LOS ANGELES, CA - APRIL 04: Star Wars characters pose at Morgan Spurlock's 'Comic-Con Episode IV: A Fan's Hope' at the Arclight Theater on April 4, 2012 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images)
  • May the 4th be with you: Denver celebrates Star Wars at the Wings Over the Rockies Museum. Photo taken by Lena Howland.
  • LOS ANGELES, CA - APRIL 04: Star Wars characters pose at Morgan Spurlock's 'Comic-Con Episode IV: A Fan's Hope' at the Arclight Theater on April 4, 2012 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images)
  • NEW YORK, NY - DECEMBER 19: A storm trooper poses outside of Best Buy during the 'Star Wars: The Old Republic' video game launch at Best Buy Union Square on December 19, 2011 in New York City. (Photo by Dario Cantatore/Getty Images)
  • LOS ANGELES, CA - APRIL 04: Star Wars characters pose at Morgan Spurlock's 'Comic-Con Episode IV: A Fan's Hope' at the Arclight Theater on April 4, 2012 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images)
  • LOS ANGELES, CA - APRIL 04: Star Wars characters pose at Morgan Spurlock's 'Comic-Con Episode IV: A Fan's Hope' at the Arclight Theater on April 4, 2012 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images)
  • May the 4th be with you: Denver celebrates Star Wars at the Wings Over the Rockies Museum. Photo taken by Lena Howland.
  • A model of the Imperial Star Destroyer is displayed April 4, 2002 at the exhibit 'Star Wars: The Magic of the Myth' at the Brooklyn Museum of Art in Brooklyn, New York. The exhibition, which is making its last stop in the United States, presents original costumes, models, props and artwork used in the original film trilogy; 'Star Wars: A New Hope,' 'The Empire Strikes Back' and 'Return of the Jedi.' (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)
  • The figures of R2-D2 (L) and C-3PO stand on display April 4, 2002 at the exhibit 'Star Wars: The Magic of the Myth' at the Brooklyn Museum of Art in Brooklyn, New York. The exhibition, which is making its last stop in the United States, presents original costumes, models, props and artwork used in the original film trilogy; 'Star Wars: A New Hope,' 'The Empire Strikes Back' and 'Return of the Jedi.' (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)
  • A Rebel X-Wing Starfighter uniform is displayed April 4, 2002 at the exhibit 'Star Wars: The Magic of the Myth' at the Brooklyn Museum of Art in Brooklyn, New York. The exhibition, which is making its last stop in the United States, presents original costumes, models, props and artwork used in the original film trilogy; 'Star Wars: A New Hope,' 'The Empire Strikes Back' and 'Return of the Jedi.' (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)
  • An Imperial officer's uniform is displayed April 4, 2002 at the exhibit 'Star Wars: The Magic of the Myth' at the Brooklyn Museum of Art in Brooklyn, New York. The exhibition, which is making its last stop in the United States, presents original costumes, models, props and artwork used in the original film trilogy; 'Star Wars: A New Hope,' 'The Empire Strikes Back' and 'Return of the Jedi.' (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)
  • Jabba the Hut is displayed April 4, 2002 at the exhibit 'Star Wars: The Magic of the Myth' at the Brooklyn Museum of Art in Brooklyn, New York. The exhibition, which is making its last stop in the United States, presents original costumes, models, props and artwork used in the original film trilogy; 'Star Wars: A New Hope,' 'The Empire Strikes Back' and 'Return of the Jedi.' (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)
  • GOLD COAST, AUSTRALIA - NOVEMBER 26: Fans dressed as Star Wars Imperial Troopers pose for a photo during day two of the Gold Coast Sevens World Series at Skilled Park on November 26, 2011 in Gold Coast, Australia. (Photo by Mark Nolan/Getty Images)
  • The original costumes for Princess Leia and an Imperial Storm Trooper stand on display April 4, 2002 at the exhibit 'Star Wars: The Magic of the Myth' at the Brooklyn Museum of Art in Brooklyn, New York. The exhibition, which is making its last stop in the United States, presents original costumes, models, props and artwork used in the original film trilogy; 'Star Wars: A New Hope,' 'The Empire Strikes Back' and 'Return of the Jedi.' (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)
  • Imperial Storm Troopers walk the floor April 4, 2002 at the exhibit 'Star Wars: The Magic of the Myth' at the Brooklyn Museum of Art in Brooklyn, New York. The exhibition, which is making its last stop in the United States, presents original costumes, models, props and artwork used in the original film trilogy; 'Star Wars: A New Hope,' 'The Empire Strikes Back' and 'Return of the Jedi.' (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)
  • A muppet of Star Wars movie character Yoda, can be seen inside a car during a demonstration to celebrate the new Blu Ray edition of the Star Wars saga, at the Reforma Avenue in Mexico City, on September 10, 2011. AFP PHOTO/Alfredo Estrella (Photo credit should read ALFREDO ESTRELLA/AFP/Getty Images)
  • Actors dressed as characters from the science fiction film Star Wars, stand at a bus stop front of the Star Wars convention venue in Belgrade on June 19, 2011. AFP PHOTO / ANDREJ ISAKOVIC (Photo credit should read ANDREJ ISAKOVIC/AFP/Getty Images)
  • A man dressed like a Star Wars movie character take spart in a fan demonstration to celebrate the new Blu Ray edition of the Star Wars saga, at the Reforma Avenue in Mexico City, on September 10, 2011. AFP PHOTO/Alfredo Estrella (Photo credit should read ALFREDO ESTRELLA/AFP/Getty Images)
  • Fans dressed like Star Wars movie characters take part in a demonstration to celebrate the new Blu Ray edition of the Star Wars saga, at the Reforma Avenue in Mexico City, on September 10, 2011. AFP PHOTO/Alfredo Estrella (Photo credit should read ALFREDO ESTRELLA/AFP/Getty Images)
  • Luke Skywalker's Hoth Gear uniform is displayed is displayed April 4, 2002 at the exhibit 'Star Wars: The Magic of the Myth' at the Brooklyn Museum of Art in Brooklyn, New York. The exhibition, which is making its last stop in the United States, presents original costumes, models, props and artwork used in the original film trilogy; 'Star Wars: A New Hope,' 'The Empire Strikes Back' and 'Return of the Jedi.' (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)
  • An original model of Yoda is displayed April 4, 2002 at the exhibit 'Star Wars: The Magic of the Myth' at the Brooklyn Museum of Art in Brooklyn, New York. The exhibition, which is making its last stop in the United States, presents original costumes, models, props and artwork used in the original film trilogy; 'Star Wars: A New Hope,' 'The Empire Strikes Back' and 'Return of the Jedi.' (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)
  • R2-D2 and C-3PO pose together in the dressing room at 'Star Wars' night before the NBA game between the Sacramento Kings and the Phoenix Suns at US Airways Center on February 13, 2011 in Phoenix, Arizona. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)
  • FEBRUARY 13: R2-D2 waits in the dressing room before 'Star Wars' night at the NBA game between the Sacramento Kings and the Phoenix Suns at US Airways Center on February 13, 2011 in Phoenix, Arizona. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)
  • The Worrt Road Creature is displayed April 4, 2002 at the exhibit 'Star Wars: The Magic of the Myth' at the Brooklyn Museum of Art in Brooklyn, New York. The exhibition, which is making its last stop in the United States, presents original costumes, models, props and artwork used in the original film trilogy; 'Star Wars: A New Hope,' 'The Empire Strikes Back' and 'Return of the Jedi.' (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)
  • May the 4th be with you: Denver celebrates Star Wars at the Wings Over the Rockies Museum. Photo taken by Lena Howland.
  • May the 4th be with you: Denver celebrates Star Wars at the Wings Over the Rockies Museum. Photo taken by Lena Howland.
  • May the 4th be with you: Denver celebrates Star Wars at the Wings Over the Rockies Museum. Photo taken by Lena Howland.
  • May the 4th be with you: Denver celebrates Star Wars at the Wings Over the Rockies Museum. Photo taken by Lena Howland.
  • May the 4th be with you: Denver celebrates Star Wars at the Wings Over the Rockies Museum. Photo taken by Lena Howland.
  • May the 4th be with you: Denver celebrates Star Wars at the Wings Over the Rockies Museum. Photo taken by Lena Howland.
  • May the 4th be with you: Denver celebrates Star Wars at the Wings Over the Rockies Museum. Photo taken by Lena Howland.
  • May the 4th be with you: Denver celebrates Star Wars at the Wings Over the Rockies Museum. Photo taken by Lena Howland.
  • May the 4th be with you: Denver celebrates Star Wars at the Wings Over the Rockies Museum. Photo taken by Lena Howland.
  • May the 4th be with you: Denver celebrates Star Wars at the Wings Over the Rockies Museum. Photo taken by Lena Howland.
  • May the 4th be with you: Denver celebrates Star Wars at the Wings Over the Rockies Museum. Photo taken by Lena Howland.
  • May the 4th be with you: Denver celebrates Star Wars at the Wings Over the Rockies Museum. Photo taken by Lena Howland.
  • May the 4th be with you: Denver celebrates Star Wars at the Wings Over the Rockies Museum. Photo taken by Lena Howland.
  • May the 4th be with you: Denver celebrates Star Wars at the Wings Over the Rockies Museum. Photo taken by Lena Howland.
  • May the 4th be with you: Denver celebrates Star Wars at the Wings Over the Rockies Museum. Photo taken by Lena Howland.
  • May the 4th be with you: Denver celebrates Star Wars at the Wings Over the Rockies Museum. Photo taken by Lena Howland.
  • May the 4th be with you: Denver celebrates Star Wars at the Wings Over the Rockies Museum. Photo taken by Lena Howland.
  • May the 4th be with you: Denver celebrates Star Wars at the Wings Over the Rockies Museum. Photo taken by Lena Howland.
  • May the 4th be with you: Denver celebrates Star Wars at the Wings Over the Rockies Museum. Photo taken by Lena Howland.
  • May the 4th be with you: Denver celebrates Star Wars at the Wings Over the Rockies Museum. Photo taken by Lena Howland.
  • May the 4th be with you: Denver celebrates Star Wars at the Wings Over the Rockies Museum. Photo taken by Lena Howland.
  • May the 4th be with you: Denver celebrates Star Wars at the Wings Over the Rockies Museum. Photo taken by Lena Howland.
  • May the 4th be with you: Denver celebrates Star Wars at the Wings Over the Rockies Museum. Photo taken by Lena Howland.
  • May the 4th be with you: Denver celebrates Star Wars at the Wings Over the Rockies Museum. Photo taken by Lena Howland.
  • May the 4th be with you: Denver celebrates Star Wars at the Wings Over the Rockies Museum. Photo taken by Lena Howland.
  • May the 4th be with you: Denver celebrates Star Wars at the Wings Over the Rockies Museum. Photo taken by Lena Howland.
  • May the 4th be with you: Denver celebrates Star Wars at the Wings Over the Rockies Museum. Photo taken by Lena Howland.
  • May the 4th be with you: Denver celebrates Star Wars at the Wings Over the Rockies Museum. Photo taken by Lena Howland.
  • May the 4th be with you: Denver celebrates Star Wars at the Wings Over the Rockies Museum. Photo taken by Lena Howland.
  • May the 4th be with you: Denver celebrates Star Wars at the Wings Over the Rockies Museum. Photo taken by Lena Howland.
  • May the 4th be with you: Denver celebrates Star Wars at the Wings Over the Rockies Museum. Photo taken by Lena Howland.
  • May the 4th be with you: Denver celebrates Star Wars at the Wings Over the Rockies Museum. Photo taken by Lena Howland.
  • May the 4th be with you: Denver celebrates Star Wars at the Wings Over the Rockies Museum. Photo taken by Lena Howland.
    
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May 4 is called Star Wars Day because of the popularity of a common pun. Since the phrase "May the Force be with you" is a famous quote, fans commonly say "May the fourth be with you."

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