getDay() method returns the day of the week for the specified date according to local time, where 0 represents Sunday.
The value returned by
getDay() is an integer corresponding to the day of the week: 0 for Sunday, 1 for Monday, 2 for Tuesday, and so on.
The second statement below assigns the value 1 to
weekday, based on the value of the Date object
Xmas95. December 25, 1995, is a Monday.
var Xmas95 = new Date('December 25, 1995 23:15:30'); var weekday = Xmas95.getDay(); console.log(weekday); // 1