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May 4th has become universally recognized as Star Wars Day, not just because it has a nice ring to it. The month of May has always held particular importance to Star Wars fans as it is the release month of all six films within the saga. So today gives us the opportunity to profess our fandom loud and proud. And among those celebrating are some of our favorite celebrities from the Star Wars films and beyond. Take a look at the 15 best celebrity Tweets and Instagram photos from Star Wars Day, plus one little bonus Tweet.
Carrie Fisher otherwise known as Princess Leia teases her older age, but we don’t care, we love Leia anyway.
Is it May the forth? If so, Many Happy Returns of the Far, Far Away?ComicConputer display????Leia's dun gone the greyWay pic.twitter.com/g70aWHpQoM— Carrie Fisher (@carrieffisher) May 4, 2015
And it was probably William Shatner who reminded Carrie Fisher what day it was.
So those of you already there: May the 4th be with you! Let's see if Fisher remembers this year! ????— William Shatner (@WilliamShatner) May 4, 2015
Mark Hamill with the most adorable Tweet of the day.
I can't believe #StarWarsDay is a thing. To have been in a movie that gets its own day?!? & I thought they couldn't top the postage stamps!— Mark Hamill (@HamillHimself) May 4, 2015
Peter Mayhew gave fans a glimpse at an awesome new Hasbro product featuring his fan-favorite character.
And another from Mayhew because he just killed it on Twitter all day.
Anthony Daniels tries to use the force. Proves we all have crossed to the darkside.
For you all on the Fourth, the biggest FORCE HUG ever attempted. Ready? FFFFHHHH.There!... Nothing? Hmm! Are you perhaps from the Darkside?— Anthony Daniels (@ADaniels3PO) May 4, 2015
Everyone’s favorite Ewok, Warwick Davis chimed in with words of wisdom.
Neil deGrasse Tyson refuses to hold back his nerdom.
Try as I might, I cannot resist this geek-laden, lisp-inducing, annual utterance: "May the fourth be with you."— Neil deGrasse Tyson (@neiltyson) May 4, 2015
James Gunn has the absolute perfect fan art to share.
Zoe Saldana knows what she’s watching tonight.
Ellen DeGeneres always knows how to insert herself seamlessly into a movie.
Chris Hardwick went to prom with R5D4. He has us all beat.
Oh and Seth Green is celebrating his day with Chewbacca, so he wins too.
Poor Darth Vader. Can’t catch a break, or a Death Star.
NASA just taught the world that there’s a real moon disguised as the Death Star.
And last, but certainly not least...here's Chewie made out of Bacon, because, why not?