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Mexicans were crazy about the stuff.
The Mexican people were eagerly awaiting delivery and were disconsolate at the loss. So much so that they declared a national day of mourning which they still observe today.
It is known, of course, as...
Sinko de Mayo
(Yes, it's a groaner)
This joke is all over the internet, but I found this particular telling at Urban Dictionary.