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Old 06-20-2002
MySQL Getting day from a date...


I have a date input in MMDDYYYY format..
I have to give the day (whether that DD is sunday/monday...)
Is there any command for it...
Or do I have to write a script for that...

Thanks in Advance
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Old 06-20-2002
Here is my datecalc script that can do this and more.
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