Filtering the date from a DB entry

Good morning everyone I am trying to filter the day from a recordtype that has the whole date time in the db. When I put this expression in it shows 3/19/2014 800pm edt. I just need it to show the day. How do I accomplish that?

contents: {
value: a!richTextItem(
text: fv!item [rcordtype],
color: local!textcolor,

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