What does 'Que dia de la semana es' mean in English?

The meaning in English of the Spanish sentence 'Que dia de la semana es' is the following: What day of the week is it? The word-by-word translation is the following: 'que' means 'what'; 'dia' 'day'; 'de' 'of'; 'la' 'the'; 'semana' 'week'; 'es' '[it] is'. The answer in Spanish would begin with 'es' ... . Likewise, the answer in English would begin with 'It's' ... .