How create function valid birthday format dd-mm-yyyy

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Old 10-13-2009
How create function valid birthday format dd-mm-yyyy

I write a small shell script create Payroll System my trouble is valid format birthday dd-mm-yyyy when you enter birthday if your value enter not match with format dd-mm-yyyy system will display "Fail Format Please re-enter Birthday with format dd-mm-yyyy" but i don't know how create function valid birthday?? Thanks Unix Expert
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Old 10-13-2009

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Old 10-14-2009
thanks mod
but i try to search in forum but i do not find my problem
My problem is
when you enter number of birthday and check it match with date format dd/mm/yyyy
if true next step else prompt "Please try again . . ."
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Old 10-14-2009
With the given link above you should be able to give it a shot yourself.

Play around with it and come with specific questions about why particular lines in your code don't work.

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