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When George Lucas’ Star Wars premiered in 1977, the movie quickly became a phenomenon. On its 40th anniversary, The Onion looks back on the franchise’s defining moments:

Ringo Starr Announces 26th Beatles Album With New Backing Band

‘Moonbeam Sunday’ Slated For Release On June 16

LONDON—Excitedly informing fans that the iconic pop group was back with more original music, Ringo Starr announced Tuesday that on June 16 he would be releasing a 26th Beatles album titled ‘Moonbeam Sunday’ with an all-new backing band.
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Your Horoscopes — Week Of April 30th, 2013

  • Aries

    Aries | March 21 to April 19

    You will put your best foot forward this morning, though you’ll still have to drag the other frightening mass of flesh and bone behind it.
  • Taurus

    Taurus | April 20 to May 20

    After years of hesitation, you’ll finally come out of your shell this week, falling prey almost immediately to a swooping falcon attack.
  • Gemini

    Gemini | May 21 to June 20

    You shall drink from the fountain of wisdom this week, repeatedly missing your big dumb mouth, and completely 
soaking your ridiculous shirt.
  • Cancer

    Cancer | June 21 to July 22

    There’s nothing more 
American than a warm slice of apple pie, which makes the three tons of explosives found in its possession that much more shocking.
  • Leo

    Leo | July 23 to Aug. 22

    You may think your peers have lost all respect for you, but fear not: It’s impossible to lose something you never really had.
  • Virgo

    Virgo | Aug. 23 to Sept. 22

    Remember: Being a doctor is more than just putting on a white lab coat and going door-to-door checking in on patients. You’ll need a stethoscope, too.
  • Libra

    Libra | Sept. 23 to Oct. 22

    They say that behind every successful man is a woman, but all you really see is a 
dozen or so monkeys, three spotlights, and a playbill for Arthur Miller’s The Crucible.
  • Scorpio

    Scorpio | Oct. 23 to Nov. 21

    Since the dawn of time, man has dreamed of flying. Sadly, after this week’s events, it’ll mostly just be nightmares.
  • Sagittarius

    Sagittarius | Nov. 22 to Dec. 21

    Self-improvement may be a noble goal, but the stars aren’t so sure the leg rests, dual cup-holders, and wood paneling are what people had in mind.
  • Capricorn

    Capricorn | Dec. 22 to Jan. 19

    While you’re relieved to hear that the test results were negative, the mile-wide skywriting does seem a little excessive.
  • Aquarius

    Aquarius | Jan. 20 to Feb. 18

    People claim that age is 
nothing more than a state of mind, making this week’s stroke revealing on a few different levels.
  • Pisces

    Pisces | Feb. 19 to March 20

    You will scream the name of a loved one from the rooftops this week. Unfortunately for you, she’ll still refuse to let you back into the apartment.

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