troubleshooting Question

Add date format to database PHP + MySQL

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I am trying to add a date to my database but can't get it working!

There are three dropdowns selecting the MM-DD-YYYY. I'm then trying to join them together and send them tothe database. Any ideas what's wrong here?

 form database
$bd = mysqli_real_escape_string($dbc, $trimmed['bdayday']);
$bm = mysqli_real_escape_string($dbc, $trimmed['bdaymonth']);
$by = mysqli_real_escape_string($dbc, $trimmed['bdayyear']);
$birthday = $by."//".$bm."//".$bd;

$editFormAction = $_SERVER['PHP_SELF'];
if (isset($_SERVER['QUERY_STRING'])) {
  $editFormAction .= "?" . htmlentities($_SERVER['QUERY_STRING']);

if ((isset($_POST["MM_insert"])) && ($_POST["MM_insert"] == "form1")) {
  $insertSQL = sprintf("INSERT INTO board (title, copy, `date`) VALUES (%s, %s, %s)",
                       GetSQLValueString($_POST['title'], "text"),
                       GetSQLValueString($_POST['copy'], "text"),
                       GetSQLValueString($_POST['$birthday'], "date"));

  mysql_select_db($database_anjoman, $anjoman);
  $Result1 = mysql_query($insertSQL, $anjoman) or die(mysql_error());

  $insertGoTo = "AdminUpdated.php";
  if (isset($_SERVER['QUERY_STRING'])) {
    $insertGoTo .= (strpos($insertGoTo, '?')) ? "&" : "?";
    $insertGoTo .= $_SERVER['QUERY_STRING'];
  header(sprintf("Location: %s", $insertGoTo));

mysql_select_db($database_anjoman, $anjoman);
$query_Recordset1 = "SELECT id, title, copy, `date` FROM board";
$Recordset1 = mysql_query($query_Recordset1, $anjoman) or die(mysql_error());
$row_Recordset1 = mysql_fetch_assoc($Recordset1);
$totalRows_Recordset1 = mysql_num_rows($Recordset1);

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