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I'm translating my CV from Finnish to English. How can I change the date when I compile the file? It says 19. tammikuuta 2012 in Finnish.

{\large \textbf{\textsc{CURRICULUM VITAE}}}

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Not directly related to the question you pose, but you may want to change the instruction \textsc{CURRICULUM VITAE} to \textsc{Curriculum Vitae} -- the command \textsc does nothing to the shape of letters already set in uppercase. – Mico Jan 19 '12 at 19:01

Use babel with the english option:

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