Each year on April 28, Twitter celebrates the anniversary of Balls’ tweet with #EdBallsDay. Balls embraces the joke and even joins in the festivities. In 2016, he tweeted a picture of a cake depicting the tweet that started it all off.
Much to Twitter’s delight, Balls tweeted Hamill to say a simple: “You’re welcome…”
The Twitter user that started the challenge followed up with an Anchorman gif that perfectly summed up how the trend took off: