This day in geek history: August 15

2008

 Star Wars: The Clone Wars

Star Wars: The Clone Wars

Wide theatrical release of Star Wars: The Clone Wars. Released to theaters, this was an introduction to the animated TV series that premiered later in that year. The plot placed this animated film between Star Wars Episode II: Attack of the Clones and Star Wars Episode III: Revenge of the Sith live action Star Wars films.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Star_Wars:_The_Clone_Wars_(film)