10 Facts About 'Star Wars' For 'Star Wars' Day

10 Facts About Star Wars For Star Wars Day
May 4, 2021 - 22:12 / Hayley Paskevich

May the 4th is beloved by Star Wars fans, and what better way to celebrate than with some fun Star Wars facts? Here are some tidbits you may not have known!

May 4 has become known and celebrated as Star Wars Day. To mark the occasion, here are ten fun facts about the popular science fiction movies!

1. "Yoda" was almost played by a monkey. However, as J.W. Rinzler writes in the book The Making of Star Wars, this idea ended up being quickly discarded.

2. "Yoda" was also originally named "Buffy". Fortunately, the screenwriter decided to change the character's name to "Yoda".

Check out the video above for even more interesting Star Wars facts!

10 Facts About Star Wars For Star Wars Day

10 Facts About Star Wars For Star Wars Day