Today in History May 25

Highlights of this day in history: “Star Wars” — the classic sci-fi movie written and directed by George Lucas — premieres; Former Enron execs Kenneth Lay and Jeffrey Skilling are convicted of conspiracy and fraud; Comedian Jay Leno begins his run as host of N-B-C’s “The Tonight Show . (May 25)

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Today in History for May 14th

Highlights of this day in history: Colonists go ashore in Virginia to set up Jamestown; Lewis and Clark begin to explore Louisiana Territory; Israel founded; Skylab launched; Movie producer George Lucas born; Singer Frank Sinatra dies. (May 14)

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Today in History May 25

Highlights of this day in history: “Star Wars” — the classic sci-fi movie written and directed by George Lucas — premieres; Former Enron execs Kenneth Lay and Jeffrey Skilling are convicted of conspiracy and fraud; Comedian Jay Leno begins his run as host of N-B-C’s “The Tonight Show . (May 25)

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Today in History for May 14th

Highlights of this day in history: Colonists go ashore in Virginia to set up Jamestown; Lewis and Clark begin to explore Louisiana Territory; Israel founded; Skylab launched; Movie producer George Lucas born; Singer Frank Sinatra dies. (May 14)

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ShowBiz Minute: Marshall, Prada, Lucas

(19 Dec 2018) Stars mourn director and actress Penny Marshall; Prada withdraws luxury trinkets over blackface controversy; Forbes announces George Lucas, Steven Spielberg, Oprah Winfrey as America’s richest celebrities of 2018. (Dec. 19)

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‘Star Wars’ gets the burlesque treatment

“The Empire Strips Back” creator Russall Beattie talks about turning George Lucas’ sci-fi franchise into a burlesque show. (June 5)

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Today in History May 25

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Highlights of this day in history: “Star Wars” — the classic sci-fi movie written and directed by George Lucas — premieres; Former Enron execs Kenneth Lay and Jeffrey Skilling are convicted of conspiracy and fraud; Comedian Jay Leno begins his run as host of N-B-C’s “The Tonight Show . ()

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George Lucas visited ‘Solo’ set

George Lucas joined Ron Howard on the set of “Solo: A Star Wars Story” after Howard took over the directing duties midway through production. (May 22)

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Rockers Ash still geek out over ‘Star Wars’

Northern Irish rockers Ash named their debut album “1977” after the year of the first “Star Wars” release. 22 years on, they still love George Lucas’ sci-fi franchise, to the extent that bassist Mark Hamilton recently visited Skellig Michael, the island where much of “The Last Jedi” was filmed. (May 18)

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ShowBiz Minute: Cyrus, Lee, Lucas

Jamaican act Flourgon sues Miley Cyrus over “We Can’t Stop”; Harper Lee estate sues over “Mockingbird” Broadway version; George Lucas breaks ground on LA’s Museum of Narrative Art. (March 15)

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George Lucas breaks ground on LA museum

“Star Wars” creator George Lucas helped break ground on a billion-dollar museum in Los Angeles dedicated to the art of visual storytelling. Construction of the Lucas Museum of Narrative Art is expected to be completed by the end of 2021. (March 14)

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‘Star Wars’ star Hamill honored on Hollywood Walk of Fame: ‘I haven’t been this speechless since

Mark Hamill gets a star on Hollywood Walk of Fame, with support from ‘Star Wars’ co-star Harrison Ford and creator George Lucas.

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