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10/03/1979 Gloria Gaynor is at #1 on the US singles chart with "I Will Survive"

I Will Survive is a song recorded by Gloria Gaynor, and written by Freddie Perren and Dino Fekaris. The song's lyrics describe the narrator's discovery of personal strength following a devastating breakup. It has sold 14 million copies worldwide.


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