Timeline

MOVIE RELEASE DATES (U.S.) AT A GLANCE


Star Wars: Episode IV – A New Hope May 25, 1977
Star Wars: Episode V – The Empire Strikes Back May 21, 1980
Star Wars: Episode VI – Return of the Jedi May 25, 1983
Star Wars: Episode I – The Phantom Menace May 19, 1999
Star Wars: Episode II – Attack of the Clones May 16, 2002
Star Wars: Episode III – Revenge of the Sith May 19, 2005
Star Wars: The Clone Wars Aug. 15, 2008
Star Wars: Episode VII – The Force Awakens Dec. 18, 2015
Rogue One: A Star Wars Story Dec. 16, 2016
Star Wars: The Last Jedi (alternative reference: Episode VIII) Dec. 15, 2017
Han Solo: A Star Wars Story May 25, 2018
Star Wars: Episode IX (no official title yet) May 24, 2019
● Untitled 3rd Anthology TBD 2020

SOME KEY DATES IN STAR WARS HISTORY


● March 26, 1904: Joseph J. Campell, American mythologist & writer, is born (d. Oct. 30, 1987). Read more here…

● June 13, 1929: Ralph McQuarrie, conceptual designer & illustrator, is born (d. March 3, 2012) Read more here…

● January 17, 1931: James Earl Jones (voice of Darth Vader) is born

● February 8, 1932: John Williams, composer & conductor, is born

● July 13, 1942: Harrison Ford (Han Solo) is born

● May 14, 1944: George Lucas, filmmaker & entrepreneur, is born

● Sept. 25, 1951: Mark Hamill (Luke Skywalker) is born

● Oct. 21, 1956: Carrie Fisher (Princess Leia Organa) is born (d. 12.27.16)

● 1971: George Lucas begins conceptualizing a Flash Gordon-inspired space fantasy

● April 17, 1973: George Lucas begins first draft of “The Star Wars”

SOME VISUAL TIMELINES

Source Credit: Hypergeek.com (May 2016)

Source Credit: Hypergeek.com (May 2016)

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Source Credit: Maria H. @thedisneydrivenlife.com (3 Oct. 2014)