XVI. Date and Time functions

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checkdate -- Validate a gregorian date/time
date -- Format a local time/date
getdate -- Get date/time information
gettimeofday -- Get current time
gmdate -- Format a GMT/CUT date/time
gmmktime -- Get UNIX timestamp for a GMT date
gmstrftime --  Format a GMT/CUT time/date according to locale settings
localtime -- Get the local time
microtime --  Return current UNIX timestamp with microseconds
mktime -- Get UNIX timestamp for a date
strftime --  Format a local time/date according to locale settings
time -- Return current UNIX timestamp
strtotime --  Parse about any english textual datetime description into a UNIX timestamp