It’s that time of the year again for Star Wars (read “geeks”) lovers to celebrate one of their favorite days of the year.
Of course, it’s a start of the famous “May the Force Be With You” line from the 1977 film that became a huge franchise.
Now known as Star Wars Day, it’s just one of the many pop culture holidays that you don’t want to miss.
We can thank Amy Poehler for that.
Your character Leslie Knope from the TV series “Parks and Recreation” had the brilliant idea of celebrating good friends the day before Valentine’s Day.
Or as she says “uterus before duderus”.
On May 10th, the citizens of Springfield, the fictional town in “The Simpsons,” drove snakes into the city center to beat them to death.
The tradition began with the founding of the city. Lisa Simpson regretted the tradition her father Homer loved.
No snakes were injured while writing this article.
Harry Potter’s birthday
Every favorite magician celebrates their special day on July 31st (as do their admirers).
Mean girls day
We’ll be wearing pink on October 3rd.
Your answer? “It’s October 3rd.”
And so an unofficial holiday was born.
It really is for the rest of us.
The show put the date on December 23, but in keeping with the tradition of not keeping traditions, it seems appropriate to celebrate anytime in December.