Author Alan Arnold chronicles the earliest known records of the phrase "May the 4th" happened during the so-called day of victory of Britain's first woman prime minister, Margaret Thatcher . StarWars.com has those and more, as well as crafty " Star Wars " party favor ideas. More and more official partners have offered sales, giveaways, and exclusives, and have hosted parties and other activities to honor the day.
At first, we weren't all to happy about yet another remake of a classic film. If you're of the very specific generation of kids who grew up hating clowns because of Tim Curry's iconic performance as Pennywise in the original adaptation of Stephen King's It, you could be forgiven for sneering at the idea of someone else playing the character with as much impact.
SS Rajamouli's magnum opus performed well overseas and garnered United States dollars 555,129 on Monday taking the total collection to USD 10,774,477 or Rs 69.15 crore. It also recorded the biggest Imax opening in India for any film with $330,000, beating The Fate of the Furious. The SS Rajamouli directorial's attack on box office is not limited to India but it is giving stiff competition to some of the Hollywood biggies in overseas.
From incredible back drops to special work days, the Star Wars fans of the world did not disappoint. Today is a day most likely chosen to be " Star Wars day " because its sounds close to " May the force be with you ", a line uttered by many characters across the franchise.
In today's hearing, Ms Yates - an Obama deputy attorney-general who was sacked by Mr Trump for refusing to support his immigration ban - reportedly could testify that she warned the incoming administration in January that Mr Flynn's discussions with Russia's U.S.
Rajamouli's masterpiece has achieved a feat that not many can even think about. Because the moment we saw this grand film, we knew this movie is destined to create history. Prabhas, who plays the titular role, recently took to Facebook to thank his fans for all the love and support. Paired with state-of-the-art VFX and a good storyline, the release of the sequel had fans flocking to theatres in large numbers to have their question "Why Kattappa killed Baahubali " answered.
Their relationship was made public in 2014, and they announced their engagement in 2015 in the back of the Times newspaper. A source told The Sun how their wedding would enable them both to move past the cheating allegations. He said just a week after meeting Black that he knew he wanted to settle down with him and revealed that the pair discussed marriage nearly immediately.
The full plan will be released tomorrow, at which time we'll have a better idea what Pai plans to do with regard to "light touch" regulation. He has said he supports an open internet, and opposes the assertion of strong authority over broadband providers.
The country's official Korean Central News Agency said Kim Hak Song was detained Saturday and that "a relevant institution is now conducting detailed investigation into his crimes". PUST confirmed Kim's arrest, saying he was detained as he was about to leave the country after a visit of several weeks. The others are Otto Warmbier, serving a 15-year prison term with hard labor for alleged anti-state acts, and Kim Dong Chul, serving a 10-year term with hard labor for alleged espionage.
The FBI chief has said it makes him "mildly nauseous" to think reopening a probe into Clinton emails tipped the USA election. Clinton said on Tuesday her election bid was derailed in part by Comey's announcement about the renewed probe of her use of a private email server while she was secretary of state.
If there's one day that Star Wars fans eagerly anticipate every year (beside the release date for the next Star Wars movie) it's May 4, due to the clever pun "May The Fourth Be With You". In fact, the holiday got so popular that starting in 2012, the next day was jokingly called "Revenge of the Fifth", a joke on the " Star Wars " movie title "Revenge of the Sith".
The first acting award in history that doesn't separate nominees by their sex says something about the way we perceive the human experience. She also has plenty more MTV Movie Awards popcorn trophies thanks to her work in the Harry Potter franchise and The Perks of Being a Wallflower .
MTV announced the elimination of gender-separated categories in April 2017, instead opting to adopt a more inclusive approach to nominations. "Empathy and the ability to use your imagination should have no limits". "Most importantly, I got to thank our generation". Daniel Kaluuya and Milton "Lil Rel" Howery, the stars of surprise smash hit thriller "Get Out", got the prizes for " next generation " and best comedic performance respectively.
Banksy also posted images of the work on his verified Instagram account . Locals and fans guessed that Banksy was behind the mural before the photo of the fractured European Union flag appeared on Banksy's official Instagram account and website over the weekend, confirming his involvement.
She said: "I feel I have to say something about the award itself". After joking about her performance where she sang for the first time in Beauty and the Beast , she said it was pretty scary for her. "I can't thank you enough". The box office smash Get Out, which was up for golden popcorn statues, received Best Comedic Performance for Lil Rel Howery and the Next Generation Award for rising star Daniel Kaluuya .
Seacrest was named co-host of the morning chat show, ending a yearlong search for a marquee name as Michael Strahan's successor. Before debuting her new co-host Monday morning, Ripa teased the big announcement with a video of her sipping a coffee mug.
A translator made for a stagnated stare down, but Alvarez still managed to deliver a stellar line to the champion. "I thought he was going to fight". Just two fighters walking away from their grudge match. "I would've attacked more, but I would've been countered by his punches". Atlas said boxing will have to weather the storm of "angry fans who want a rebate on their ticket" after the Chavez Jr.
Cassidy's comments came just a few days after Kimmel revealed that his newborn son has congenital heart disease. "I ask, 'Does it pass the Jimmy Kimmel test?'" said Cassidy, who is also a physician. "Let me state it one more time: We will replace [ObamaCare] with a system that protects pre-existing conditions", House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-Calif.) said on the House floor before Thursday's vote.
Mourinho and Wenger have endured a fractious relationship in recent years but the Arsenal boss claimed he took no personal satisfaction from the result. We go with everything to get into that final. Liverpool hasn't scored a goal against Southampton in four matches this season - two in the league and two in the League Cup.
The Boss Baby takes the third spot with $6.5 million (£5 million), bringing its North American box office haul to over $150 million (£115.5 million). We'll have to see how the next weekend goes, but so far, Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 looks like it'll leave Marvel and Disney very happy indeed.
Boston trailed, 79-81, at the end of the third period, but clamped down defensively in the fourth frame, limiting Chicago to only 16 points. Aside from Green's Game 4 scoring outburst, Isaiah Thomas' attitude, along with his 33-point performance of course, and his smile, certainly stood out on Sunday.
The resolution, submitted by Algeria, Egypt, Lebanon, Morocco, Oman, Qatar and Sudan, was approved by 22 member states, with 10 voting against and 23 abstaining. In March, Israel a slashed $2 million in funding to the United Nations in the wake of its Human Rights Council's (UNHRC) adoption of four anti-Israel resolutions.
Peter Quill and his band of Guardians are back and better than ever, according to this weekend's smash box office results. Since opening overseas more than a week ago, the movie has nabbed about $428 million in total worldwide. The eighth installment in " The Fast and the Furious " franchise has pulled in 207.1 million US dollars to date in North America. The animated picture has grossed $156.7 million domestically.
Caroline Kennedy is known for her classic sense of style and fashionable know-how, so it came as quite a shock to see the diplomat take to the red carpet at this year's Met Gala in a highly unflattering - and rather freakish - dress that quite closely resembled an antique lampshade.
The new footage shows an extended scene of Ned discovering that his friend Peter is in fact Spider-man, as well as a scene at Peter's school with his classmate Michelle, and several brief action sequences. That finally changed thanks to a partnership with Marvel Studios and Sony Pictures and that has led to the upcoming Spider-Man: Homecoming , which just had a brand new clip released for it.
A U.S. Navy SEAL fires an MK11 sniper rifle from an MH-60S Knighthawk helicopter during a training flight in the Arabian Sea. Milliken was killed and two others were wounded when they were attacked while on a mission Thursday. "It is a victory for the Somali forces and peacemaking". There is no immediate comment from the extremist group. Meanwhile, al-Shabab has published purported photos of items they said were left behind by the US forces at the scene including a small-sized American ...
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I was pleased to see the year's most enjoyably inventive production of a new musical , "Natasha, Pierre & the Great Comet of 1812", leading the way with 12 nominations. Come from Away and Groundhog Day received the other Best Musical nods. There were also revivals of plays by giants Tennessee Williams (" The Glass Menagerie ") and Arthur Miller ("The Price" ) and a much-cheered Broadway debut by a 65-year-old Pulitzer Prize victor (Paula Vogel).
As for Disick, he didn't stay in the family villa, but instead, opted for a hotel down the street. "Oh right, I forgot", Scott replied, as Kourtney laughed. "Whether they are together or not, Scott gets really jealous when he sees or hears about Kourtney with anyone", another insider dishes. Kourtney preferred to keep everything a secret and this is the first time they are spotted together.
The country music pioneer is now under medical care, and she is responsive to treatment; moreover, the country queen is expected to make a full recovery. Lynn has a new record, Wouldn't It Be Great , slated for an August release. One of the icons of country music, Lynn blazed a trail as a strong-willed singer and songwriter who wrote honest, and at times frank, songs about sex, divorce, cheating and even birth control.
Spurs - who next face Arsenal in a crucial local derby - bounced back from the disappointment of their 4-2 FA Cup semi-final defeat to Chelsea and Eriksen hailed the strong character shown by his side at Selhurst Park. Dele Alli should have put Spurs ahead when he met Kyle Walker's cross three yards out, only to side-foot his effort wide. Collecting the ball 35 yards from goal, the Denmark worldwide took a touch, turned and fired a tremendous shot into the bottom corner of the net.
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Gunn noted, "They're a group of heartbroken misfits whose lives have been bereft of tenderness and connection and who have a almost impossible time trusting themselves or others". "As the Guardians try to escape, the mystery of Peter's parentage is revealed". Zoe Saldana , Dave Bautista and Karen Gillan star along with Vin Diesel as the voice of baby Groot and Bradley Cooper as the voice of Rocket.
The free speech showdown involving conservative commentator Ann Coulter that many people feared Thursday in Berkeley never really happened. "I am disappointed that she (Coulter) caved in", Carrie Fleming told Berkeleyside . They made two arrests . Berkeley has become the epicenter for this discussion, not because it is uniquely misguided about its free speech policies, but because the university has, over the last several months, repeatedly abandoned its responsibility to protect ...
It also sought to distance the organization from the anti-Semitic language of its original charter. It also comes following the unveiling of an updated Hamas charter in which the group eased its stand on Israel and called the establishment of a Palestinian state based on pre-1967 lines with Jerusalem as its capital is a "formula for a national consensus".
Of all the colorful characters who populate James Gunn's two Marvel Studios movies about the Guardians of the Galaxy , the most colorful (in more ways than one) may be Yondu Udonta, the Ravager leader and adopted (sort of) father to Peter Quill (Chris Pratt) who is played by the great Michael Rooker .
Kapil Mishra's allegations of a bribe being paid to the CM by Satyendar Jain should be investigated", said Gupta. Mishra, who was Delhi's water resources minister before being sacked, had sided with another top leader Kumar Vishwas in his fight with Kejriwal before the two called truce.
The best kiss category will see La La Land's Emma Stone and Ryan Gosling compete against Moonlight actors Ashton Sanders and Jharrel Jerome. Not only was the award an honour for her, she said, but so was receiving it from Asia Kate Dillon .
Watson, who won for her role as Belle in " Beauty and the Beast ", said that the non-gender specific award "says something about how we perceive the human experience". In my humble opinion, I think it's completely fine that Jillian Rose Reed made a decision to copy the dress. "It was important that "actress" was entered into the award system binary when it was, because that was the change that needed to happen then, but I think ultimately separate is not equal".
Chris Gayle was dismissed from the first ball of the match - his leading edge ballooning to cover from the bowling of paceman Umesh Yadav. Maxwell bowled his full quote of four overs in their last game against Delhi and the part-time off-spinner will be tempted to share the spin attack with Axar as tweakers will be key to containing runs against the big-hitting RCB batsmen at Chinnaswamy.
Comey, who was nominated to head up the FBI by Barack Obama in 2013, isn't really being accused of anything - but is facing a grilling from a committee of cross-party senators about his handling of the investigations into Clinton's email server and potential Russian collusion with Trump's election campaign.
And in one goosebump-inducing moment, we finally learned that Savitar is none other than the Future Flash himself: Barry Allen. It explains why Savitar was always one step ahead of Team Flash because he already knew exactly what was going to happen before they even did it because he was there.
Despite her fight, it has now been confirmed that the youngster has sadly passed away. Last week, her mother Toni Harris told how Harriet was simply " in the wrong place at the wrong time ", and that the accident was no one's fault. Her brother George found fame on the X Factor with his band Union J in 2012, finishing fourth in the competition. George left the band in 2015 to focus on his broadcasting career, after coming third on I'm A Celebrity ...
Prince Philip married Queen Elizabeth II in 1947 at Westminster Abbey and is the longest-serving royal consort in British history. The Order of Merit is an honour given to those with achievements in the arts, learning, literature and science.
Two years ago, almost 4 million comments were sent to the FCC largely in favor of net neutrality rules. "There's common ground here, and there's room for an agreement here", Pai said. "Chairman Pai has now joined the chorus of Republicans in Washington who have signed onto Donald Trump's corporate attack on our freedoms". The Internet Association, a group representing Facebook Inc FB.O , Amazon.com Inc AMZN.O , Alphabet Inc GOOGL.O and others, met with Pai this month and said "the ...
North Korea recently uncovered a "hideous terrorists' group" that the National Intelligence Service of South Korea, working with the CIA, had sent into the North on a secret mission to kill Kim with biochemical agents, said a spokesman for the North's Ministry of State Security.
Justin Bieber , who is expected to arrive at the concert in a chopper, will create his music sensation on May 10 in Mumbai. " Justin Bieber's tour rider leaked and it's ridiculous", one fan tweeted after getting a glimpse of Bieber's alleged list of demands, while others slammed the popstar for being "spoiled".
The theme at this year's gala was " Comme des Garcons ", inspired by Asian avant-garde designer Rei Kawakubo . Kate is wearing Tory Burch. The 32-year-old accented the eye-catching number with three massive diamond rings by Lorraine Schwartz and topped off the ensemble with red Tabi boots, climbing the stairs with caution as the lengthy train of her dress trailed behind her.
The 21-year-old reality star and model attended the 2017 Met Gala at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in NY, which honored Japanese fashion label Comme des Garçons and its founder, Rei Kawakubo . Kendall Jenner was practically naked in her see-through La Perla dress, and her close friend Bella Hadid wore a sheer and backless bodysuit by Alexander Wang .
After three Fantastic Four movies, "My sweet Aunt Petunia" still elicits shrugs, but "I am Groot" brings smiles to devout fans and comic book neophytes alike. 2 hits theaters May 5 . Addressing the problem on his Facebook , the director wrote: "I don't get very angry over this stuff for a few reasons".