Converting a random epoch time into a readable format

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Old 03-17-2014
echo "The UNIX time for $STRING is: $(date -d@$STRING +'%m-%d-%Y %T' --utc)"

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Old 03-17-2014
Remember, if you're not running an external command, you don't need $( ). And there's usually not much reason to nest them 3 deep.
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Old 03-17-2014
YES!! It Worked Smilie

Thank you!!
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