Trivia Minute May 4, 2015

Episode 65: Star Wars Day

by Marcus Michelson

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May the Fourth is an unofficial holiday set aside to celebrate the “Star Wars” universe.

Here are a few things you may not have known about the holiday:

One: The pun of “May the Fourth be with You” was first used publicly in a newspaper ad celebrating Margaret Thatcher’s election as Prime Minister of Great Britain on May 4, 1979.

Two: The first organized “Star Wars” day on May 4th, was celebrated in Toronto, Canada in 2011.

Three: It’s not the only “Star Wars” Day. The City of Los Angeles declared May 25, 2007 to be “Star Wars” day in celebration of the movie’s 30th anniversary.

Our question: In 2013, the Toledo Mud Hens baseball team wore uniforms designed to resemble which “Star Wars” character?

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