May the fifth is a date that sticks in the heads of most people, not only because it follows May the fourth, which is a day fans of the Star Wars franchise like to greet others by saying, "May the fourth be with you," but because the fifth of May marks Cinco de Mayo and all the celebrations that come with the holiday.

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However, this year the celebrations will be much different than in years past and it is all because of a global pandemic called, you guessed it, Coronavirus.

Most Cinco de Mayo events have either been completely called off or moved to a different date much later in the future. Did you know that the United States actually celebrates Cinco de Mayo in bigger ways than most of Mexico does? It's true!

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