On Nov. 20, 2020, President-elect Joe Biden turned 78 years old. Keisha Lance Bottoms, the mayor of Atlanta, tweeted a video showing a birthday celebration with Biden:
However, this video was shot in 2019, before the COVID-19 pandemic began to ravage the U.S. Bottoms tweeted a clarification about an hour later, saying the clip was from Biden's previous birthday on Nov. 20, 2019:
The clarification did not stop the false rumor that the birthday song video was from 2020 from spreading, however:
The video showing a maskless Biden celebrating at a birthday party was from 2019 and was not captured during the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic of 2020.