Thirty-five years ago today, a phenomenon was released to the world thanks to George Lucas.
Lucas gave birth to Star Wars and shared it with the world on May 25, 1977.
Star Wars is a film series that takes place in a galaxy far, far away.
Characters such as Yoda, Luke Skywalker, Obi-Wan, Darth Vader, Han Solo and Princess Leia have become a part of pop culture.
And the people that portrayed these epic characters are:
Luke Skywalker: Mark Hamill
Han Solo: Harrison Ford
Princess Leia Organa: Carrie Fisher
Grand Moff Tarkin: Peter Cushing
Obi-Wan "Ben" Kenobi: Alec Guinness
C-3PO: Anthony Daniels
R2-D2: Kenny Baker
Chewbacca: Peter Mayhew
Darth Vader: David Prowse/James Earl Jones
Star Wars' overall box office revenue (generated by all Star Wars films) has totaled at $4.49 billion, making it the third-highest-grossing film series, behind only the Harry Potter and James Bond films.
Enjoy Star Wars' original 1977 trailer:
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