Vaidate a date in Rails

Need to validate that the date entered is a certain day of the week.

      <div class="form inline">
       <%= f.label :meeting_date, "Meeting Date" %>
      <%= f.date_select :meeting_date, :class => 'form_control date_select datetest'  %>

I am looking for a way to validate that this "meeting_date" is valid and a particular day of the week.
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Randy DownsOWNERCommented:
You can find multiple methods in the Date Class

d =

#Mon, 13 Aug 2012
#"13" -> To print the date.

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Date.strptime('12/31/2001', '%m/%d/%Y') #=> #<Date: 2001-12-31 (4904549/2,0,2299161)>

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