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Happy 35th anniversary, Star Wars!

by Matthew Price Modified: April 22, 2013 at 3:31 pm •  Published: May 25, 2012

The original “Star Wars” opened in theaters 35 years ago, on May 25, 1977.

Since then, it’s spawned TV shows, books, comics, toys, merchandise, sequels, prequels and more.

According to Box Office Mojo, it was made for $11 million, and has brought in $797,900,000.

Along the way it’s become a cultural touchstone and a sci-fi phenomenon.

Happy anniversary, Star Wars!

- Matt Price

by Matthew Price
Features Editor
Features Editor Matthew Price has worked for The Oklahoman since 2000. He’s a University of Oklahoma graduate who has also worked at the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette and was a Dow Jones Newspaper Fund intern for the Dallas Morning News. He’s...
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