Today in history

May 25, 1977–Star Wars: Episode IV–A New Hope is released. Starring Mark Hamill, Harrison Ford, Carrie Fisher, Peter Cushing, Alec Guinness, David Prowse, James Earl Jones, Anthony Daniels, Kenny Baker, and Peter Mayhew, the film was written and directed by George Lucas. A film empire is born, though the quality went down with time.