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Star Wars Day!

04 May

 Journalist Rocky the Squirrel here –

Keeping his paws on the nuts of the world –

 

May 4th finally got here!  Today is Star Wars Day.  I know these day brings out the geek in ALL of us.  Bacon’s dad is so excited – like it was Christmas!  Stars Wars Day is always on May 4th.  Why do you ask?  Because of the ever famous play on words, “May the Force (Fourth) by with you!”

Today is a day to channel your inner self – watch any of the Star Wars movies – heck why not have a marathon?  That’s probably what Bacon’s parents are going to do here at the Hotel Thompson.  Who is your favorite character?  Favorite line?  Why not dress up like your favorite character while having your marathon movie night?  Learn some Star Wars trivia to play tonight.  I even came up with some trivia for you to know so that you can awe all of your friends.

Star Wars Trivia To Impress Your Friends:

Did you know that Carrie Fisher, Sissy Spacek, Farrah Fawcett, Barbara Hershey, Bernadette Peters, Margot Kidder, Meryl Streep, Sigourney Weaver, Cybill Shepherd, Jane Seymour, Catherine Hicks, Kathleen Turner, Linda Blair, Pamela Sue Martin and Cindy Williams were some of the few that auditioned for the roll of Princess Leia?

Did you know that Luke Skywalker’s original name for the movie was Luke Starkiller?

Did you know that David Prowse from Bristol play the role on screen of Darth Vader and his Vader’s voice was done by James Earl Jones.  The kicker was that Jones was so convinced the film was going to flop, he refused to allow his name in the original credits.

Did you know that Chewbacca was modeled after George Lucas’ dog, Indiana?

Did you know that Mel Blanc auditioned for the voice of C-3PO

And of course, we can’t leave Bacon’s mom out on this special day.  I found a picture of Dark Vader just for her – chitter chatter.  Have an awesome day friends – May the Fourth Be With You!

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37 responses to “Star Wars Day!

  1. celestedimilla

    05/04/2014 at 1:11 am

    Hehe – I heard about this on The Big Bang Theory. 🙂

     
    • PigLove

      05/04/2014 at 3:38 pm

      Snorticles. Does this bring out my geek? XOXO – Bacon

       
  2. guineapigsqueak

    05/04/2014 at 2:34 am

    May the Fourth – yippee!! Pawesome trivia, Bacon!
    The Pigs xx

     
    • PigLove

      05/04/2014 at 3:38 pm

      Thanks my friends!! XOXO – Bacon

       
  3. speedyrabbit

    05/04/2014 at 3:15 am

    Lots of fun and games in you house then eh Bacon?xx SPeedy

     
    • PigLove

      05/04/2014 at 3:39 pm

      Oh yes. It’s never a dull moment at all.
      XOXO – Bacon

       
  4. gentlestitches

    05/04/2014 at 4:11 am

    My son went off to town early with a group of chums to see a Star Wars marathon at Hoyts in Melbourne.
    Bashful wanted to go too but I said “no way”. He is flying out in the morning and I don’t want any trouble on his last night!

     
    • PigLove

      05/04/2014 at 3:39 pm

      Snorticles. Leave it to the tyke for one last fun night of wanting to cause trouble. XOXO – Bacon

       
  5. dezizworld

    05/04/2014 at 5:02 am

    Well Fank yous, at least now meez knows what’s goin’ on. Meez wus wunnewin’ what evewpawdy wus talkin’ ’bout. Hav a Pawsum day.

    Luv and Hugs and Kitty Kisses ♥♥♥

    Dezi

     
    • PigLove

      05/04/2014 at 3:40 pm

      Thanks my friends. Gave an awesome one!! XOXO – Bacon

       
      • dezizworld

        05/04/2014 at 5:42 pm

        ♥♥ 😀 ♥♥

         
  6. Molly The Wally

    05/04/2014 at 5:42 am

    LOL Strakiller. Have a serene Sunday and enjoy some big easy today.
    Best wishes Molly

     
    • PigLove

      05/04/2014 at 3:40 pm

      You too sweet friend! XOXO – Bacon

       
  7. onespoiledcat

    05/04/2014 at 5:57 am

    Humans are always celebrating SOMETHING aren’t they Bacon? Well, I’ll give 3 cheers for Star Wars Day when Mom and I go out for our night-time walk under the stars – how’s that?

    Hugs, Sam

     
    • PigLove

      05/04/2014 at 3:41 pm

      You got it cousin!! XOXO – Bacon

       
  8. ohiocook

    05/04/2014 at 6:32 am

    May the 4th be with you!

     
    • PigLove

      05/04/2014 at 3:41 pm

      You too! XOXO – Bacon

       
  9. Reilly & Denny

    05/04/2014 at 6:42 am

    Did you know they are thinking of making a new stars with all the original cast……as old people because that is what they all are now 🙂

     
    • PigLove

      05/04/2014 at 3:42 pm

      That would be fantastic!! XOXO – Bacon

       
  10. hutchagoodlife

    05/04/2014 at 6:54 am

    Hehehe that made us giggle. Efurryone is a little geeky!

     
    • PigLove

      05/04/2014 at 3:42 pm

      Yes we are! XOXO – Bacon

       
  11. easyweimaraner

    05/04/2014 at 8:05 am

    wow that’s interesting. I think it was a smart idea of Earl Jones, some actors should do the same lol. Have a super star wars sunday! May the force be with you Bacon Skywalker :o)

     
    • PigLove

      05/04/2014 at 3:43 pm

      Awesome!! I like the sound of that. XOXO – Bacon Skywalker

       
  12. Jovina Coughlin

    05/04/2014 at 9:44 am

    You are right on top of thisgs. Heard on the a.m. news, it was Star Wars Day

     
    • PigLove

      05/04/2014 at 3:44 pm

      This day brings out our geek here at the the Hotel Thompson. We love it! XOXO – Bacon

       
  13. Tina Del Buono, PMAC

    05/04/2014 at 10:42 am

    May the force be with you also!

     
    • PigLove

      05/04/2014 at 3:44 pm

      Back at you!! XOXO – Bacon

       
  14. Nylabluesmum

    05/04/2014 at 3:49 pm

    So dat iz what all da fuss iz about Rocky?
    Mum nott into “Star Warz”; she onlee lubz “STAR TREK”…pleeze do not hate her…..
    Lub ❤ Nylableu ❤

     
    • PigLove

      05/04/2014 at 4:24 pm

      Oh no my sweetie. We love Star Trek here as well. Beam me up Scotty! XOXO – Bacon

       
  15. Nylabluesmum

    05/04/2014 at 4:40 pm

    Live l-o-n-g n prospurr 😉
    Lub Nylablue ❤ ❤ ❤

     
    • PigLove

      05/04/2014 at 5:02 pm

      Snorticles. We love our shows. I just love Mr Scotty. XOXO – Bacon

       
  16. Nylabluesmum

    05/04/2014 at 5:40 pm

    Yow me fave on da originalle waz Spcok…oh doze earz!!!
    In Da Next Gennyrashun me lubbed Data cause he had a kitteh named SPOT!!! Bery bery kewl…
    Izn’t TV grrreat???
    ❤ Nylablue ❤

     
    • PigLove

      05/04/2014 at 6:03 pm

      Oh yes!! Love them. Love them all. XOXO – Bacon

       
  17. Misaki

    05/05/2014 at 3:44 pm

    mummy and daddy watched the originals (4-6) . My favourite character is chewbacca 🙂

     
    • PigLove

      05/05/2014 at 4:59 pm

      Mine too!! I love chewy! XOXO – Bacon

       
  18. FreeRangeCow

    05/07/2014 at 9:37 am

    Yay! Nerds unite!

     
    • PigLove

      05/07/2014 at 9:44 am

      YES!! Mommy and daddy loved Star Wars day. XOXO – Bacon

       

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