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Databases Reporting with SQL Date and Time Functions Formatting Dates and Times

What am I missing?

Says my formatting for the date is wrong but returns the exact same thing I did.

SELECT *, STRFTIME("%m/%Y", title) AS month_year_released FROM movies;

1 Answer

Hi Brian!

Really pay attention to the instruction (step-by-step).

"Write a query that returns the title first":

SELECT title

"and the month and year it was released alias as month_year_released (Dates should look like "04/1983" for April 1983.)":

SELECT title, STRFTIME("%m/%Y", date_released) AS month_year_released
FROM movies;

(Of course, you need to get the month/year info from date_released, not title!?!)

This question/answer is probably overkill, but might help you in the long run with SQL in general:


I hope that helps.

Stay safe and happy coding!

Thank you!