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How to get first & last day of a month from current date?

Hi, I need the first & last day of a month from any given date. For better understanding, if i need to back-fill data for date 07/20/2019 i.e July 20 2019, i need the first & last day has 07/01/2019 - 07/31/2019. FYI: I'm using GIT BASH terminal.

sample code:

export DT=$(date --date='6 days ago' +%F) -> is current date for which i have data for (i.e 2019-11-26).

how do i use this DT var in order to get the first & last day of any month?

I appreciate your help for this task!!!

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Howsoever, for your first question, try


Code:
$ date --date='07/20/2019' +"%Y-%m-01"
2019-07-01

, and for the second,



Code:
$ date -d"$(date --date='07/20/2019 +1month' +"%Y-%m-01") -1sec" +%F
2019-07-31

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Thanks a lot, it worked!
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