It is difficult to believe, but LEGO and Star Wars are a set for two decades. Things were looking a bit grim for the LEGO Group back in 1999. Not only was that the entire world bracing for its Y2K that was overhyped, but earnings of LEGO building sets was in decline. All that changed with the introduction of the first LEGO Star Wars places on April 9, 1999.
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To celebrate the monumental debut of these incredible toys, LEGO stealth-released five all-new sets in honor of their 20th anniversary on April 1 in anticipation of the anniversary date. With being an important day at LEGO history, why not bring home one of these sets and join the festivities?