Mark Hamill can do a scarily good Darth Vader impression

As part of Lucasfilm's Star Wars: Force for Change campaign, fans were invited to what they thought would be a simple video to remember the best scenes in the space saga's 40-year history. Yes, it's time to raise up our toy lightsabers in salute to the pun-driven pop culture holiday known as Star Wars Day.

Fandango is using its "force" as the world's biggest supplier of movie tickets to spread the Star Wars fandom through their streaming service FandangoNOW. Some fans dress up as their favourite characters, others host Star Wars-themed parties, or the die-hard ones attempt to watch the 10 movies in the series.

"May the 4th be with you!".

The history of this day dates to an ad placed in the London Evening News in 1979 congratulating Margaret Thatcher as she took office as UK Prime Minister.

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Though the initiation of the celebration has come from the fans, the franchise seems to have subscribed to it.

At Build-A-Bear, customers can get a free lightsaber when they spend $50 on a "Star Wars" bear through May 4.

This year fans remember the late "Star Wars" actress Carrie Fisher who passed away on December 27, 2016, four days after suffering a medical emergency on a trans-Atlantic flight. A Star Wars land, meanwhile, is coming to Disney's theme parks.

News 25 caught up with "Star Wars" fan along the Gulf Cast to hear what their favorite film is. Back then, Timothy Zahn kicked off what would be an unprecedented publishing slate that has seen hundreds of Star Wars novels released since.

May the Fourth be with you!

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