how2 know day of week from 26-Nov-1999 format ?

how2 know day of week from 26-Nov-1999 format ?

i want to know that day is monday...friday ?

the time() functime count second since 1970.

i couldn't calculate those day into second and put in
gmtime( );

and then extract $day_of_week  from

      ($sec,$min,$hr,$day,$month,$year,$day_of_week,$day_of_year,$some) = gmtime( $those_day_time );


sorry for my poor english
tong111797Asked:
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ozoCommented:
use Time::Local;
$those_day_time = timegm(0,0,0,26,11-1,1999-1900);
#or
use Date::Manip;
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tong111797Author Commented:
Thank you so much ozo...u r super geek...

how to give point to u...u always answer as comment  :>

by the way, I couldn't find the document of  timegm() function.

I think it is addition library function, right ?

but it works well.  the timegm() have only 6 parameters , right?
hr,min,sec,day,month,year ?

thank you again u help me so many time..
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ozoCommented:
perldoc Time::Local
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