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How to get the weekday of a day in ubuntu terminal

How do I get the weekday from a date in the ubuntu terminal?

For example I type in: 1990-01-22, I want to get an output that says for example Thursday if 22th day was a thursday.

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user3460769 Avatar asked Mar 20 '23 02:03


1 Answers

Use %A:

$ date -d"1990-01-22" "+%A"

From man date:

   %A     locale's full weekday name (e.g., Sunday)
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fedorqui 'SO stop harming' Avatar answered Mar 25 '23 09:03

fedorqui 'SO stop harming'