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How to sort by days of the week in Oracle 9i

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I'm running the following SQL statement:

SELECT last_name, hire_date, TO_CHAR(hire-date, 'fmDay') "Day"
FROM employees;

I need to sort (or ORDER BY) the day of the week (the column entitled "Day" above) starting with Monday.

I've tried a lot of different things, but nothing is working. Can I do this without having to creat a new table to give a numeric value to the day?

Thanks,
Tim

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