Calculate difference of dates in days

I need to translate two functions from excel into java:

Date1 = 01/30/2002
Today()-Date1 <= 365 * 3

Date2 = 04//07/1997
Today - Date2 <  365 * 6

Thank you !!!

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Calendar cal = new GregorianCalendar();
Date date1 = cal.getTime();
Date now = new Date();
long d1 = date1.getTime(); //returns in milliseconds
long d2 = now.getTime(); //returns in milliseconds

daysSeparated = (d1-d2) /(1000*60*60*24*365);

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offcourse the result is:
daysSeparated = now - 31/1/2003

but a little correction to my first comment:
>> daysSeparated = (d1-d2) /(1000*60*60*24*365);
I mean:
daysSeparated = (d2-d1) /(1000*60*60*24*365);

import java.util.*;

public class CalcAge {

public static void main(String args[])
     Calendar today = new GregorianCalendar();
     Calendar PastDate = new GregorianCalendar();
     today.setTime(new Date());

        PastDate.setTime(new Date(96,1,15,12,20));
// You can set the PastDate however you want to

     long InDays = (today.getTime().getTime() - PastDate.getTime().getTime())/86400000;
     int InYears = today.get(Calendar.YEAR)-PastDate.get(Calendar.YEAR);

        if (today.get(Calendar.MONTH) < PastDate.get(Calendar.MONTH))
     System.out.println( "Today is "+today.getTime());
     System.out.println( "Past Date was "+PastDate.getTime());
     System.out.println( "in days is "+AgeInDays);
     System.out.println( "in Years is "+AgeInYears);

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