May the 4th: A look at 'Star Wars' culture through the years (46 images)
May 4th is the unofficial holiday established by "Star Wars" fans to celebrate the culture established by the landmark films -- based on the popular quote, "May the force be with you." Since the first movie in 1977, the "Star Wars" stories have evolved into sequels, prequels and series. The latest, "Star Wars: The Bad Batch" is streaming on Disney+.
From left to right, producer Kathleen Kennedy, director J.J. Abrams, cast members John Boyega, Daisy Ridley, Oscar Isaac and Anthony Daniels attend the premiere of "Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker" in Tokyo, on December 11, 2019. Photo by Keizo Mori/UPI
The team from "Solo: A Star Wars Story" arrives on the red carpet before the screening of their film at the Cannes International Film Festival in Cannes, France, on May 15, 2018. Photo by David Silpa/UPI