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touch -d $(zenity --calendar --date-format=%F) filename
date -ud "1970/01/01 00:29:36" +%s
2011-11-01 17:02:46
User: frans
Functions: date
Tags: echo date time

uses the -u switch for UTC

Another way could be

echo $(($(date -ud "00:29:36" +%s)%86400))
param=${param:-$(read -p "Enter parameter: "; echo "$REPLY")}
2011-09-08 20:48:31
User: frans
Functions: echo read

Can be used for command line parameters too.

If you have a more complicated way of entering values (validation, GUI, ...), then write a function i.e. EnterValue() that echoes the value and then you can write:

read day month year < <(date +'%d %m %y')
2011-07-30 06:06:29
User: frans
Functions: date read
Tags: bash read

No command substitution but subshell redirection

F=index.html; for i in *; do [[ $i = $F ]] && continue; echo "<li><a href='$i'>$i</a>"; done >$F
Confirm() { read -sn 1 -p "$1 [Y/N]? "; [[ $REPLY = [Yy] ]]; }
2010-11-22 11:01:14
User: frans
Functions: read
Tags: read

Returns true if user presses the key.

Use it like

Confirm "Continue" && do action
Split() { eval "$1=( \"$(echo "${!1}" | sed "s/$2/\" \"/g")\" )"; }
2010-02-08 17:41:59
User: frans
Functions: eval

It works as a method applicated to a variable, converts the string variable into an array

atrm $(atq|cut -f1)
2010-01-20 08:04:35
User: frans
Functions: atrm cut
Tags: at

Removes all the at shedules jobs

pidof -x -o $$ ${0##*/} && exit