SHARE PHOTOS! The true origin of Star Wars Day
May the 4th Be With You! CLICK HERE to share your Star Wars photos and video... May 4th is known as Star Wars Day by fans all over the world. The Star Wars franchise started in 1977, and many attribute the phrase "May the 4th Be With You" to May 4, 1979, when Margaret Thatcher was elected as Prime Minister of the United Kingdom and the Conservative party put an ad in the London Evening News that read "May the Fourth Be with You, Maggie, Congratulations.