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How do I make OS X display the date in the menu bar?

How do I make OS X display the date in the menu bar?

I'd like to have today's date displayed in the menu bar alongside the day-of-the-week and the time (i.e. Mon, Dec 31, 9:59 PM). Is there a way to do this? I'm on OS X 10.5.

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"You can use MagiCal, or do a little configuration it in System Preferences.

In System Preferences, open International and go to the Formats tab.
Next to Dates, click the Customize button. Arrange your date in the format you want to appear on your menubar. Use the down arrows on each element to choose between formats (January, Jan, 01, 1, etc.):

Now, select the entire date format and copy it to your clipboard (Cmd+A, Cmd+C). Hit OK.
Hit the Customize button next to Times. Choose the ""Medium"" format.
Paste the date format on your clipboard next to the time format, and hit OK. You're done!

From LifeHacker"