Star Wars marks 40th anniversary

Star Wars marks 40th anniversary

(NEWSCHANNEL 3) - The force is strong, and another year older today!

Star Wars is celebrating its 40th anniversary.

On May 25, 1977 Star Wars opened on 32 U.S. screens.

The movie soon became a phenomenon and an important part of pop culture.

Four decades later, it continues to enthrall audiences around the world.

Next up is Star Wars: Episode VIII - The Last Jedi.

It's expected to be released in December.

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