When Star Wars was new, it was a shining star; we had never seen a movie of its' kind (dimensional, with many spacecraft and several entertaining scenes which differed from one another.) Young people admired the Princess because she had courage to "fight the good fight" along with Skywalker even if she died trying.
Skywalker was fun and some times funny :).
Chewybaca was hillarious. The fight scene at the bar was so much fun because it gave comic relief and people used to love to compare the weird creatures who were there.:).
Darth Vader was so bad; and his robotic helpers were everywhere.
Everyone loved to play with the laser swords and they used to hand them out at parties.