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Determine if a date is a Saturday or Sunday

Black Sulfur
Black Sulfur asked
Last Modified: 2017-04-01
If I have a bunch of dates stored in a database in this format:


is it possible to query whether that day was a Saturday or Sunday?

So, in English terms I would want to do something like, IF 2017-03-27 was a Saturday OR Sunday then do something, else do something else if it wasn't.
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