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Star Wars: On this day – December 31st

By Alex Wiggan

This year, epic science-fiction saga, Star Wars celebrated its 40th anniversary – hurrah! To commemorate this momentous occasion, the Honcho-SFX blog presented a different Star Wars fact a day! 365 facts in total!

Taking the years 1977 through to 2017, each day we served up a little slice of Star Wars. So, that was one fact, each day, for an entire year covering four decades of Star Wars!

We’ve presented 364, so for one final time here is a little slice of Star Wars for you.

December 31st – On this day in 2015, Business Insider UK reports the highest grossing movies of 2015. The website lists Star Wars Episode VII: The Force Awakens fourth in the top ten highest grossing movies behind Avengers: Age of Ultron, Furious 7 and Jurassic World. Once The Force Awakens had finished its theatrical run in 2016, the movie had reached the top spot with a worldwide gross of $2,068,223,624.

And that’s your lot. We hope you’ve had fun during this anniversary year for Star Wars. Oh, and Happy New Year! 2018 is almost here.

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