Sep. 7th, 1949
Newark, New Jersey, USA
Gloria Gaynor's Main TV Roles
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- Her hit single, I Will Survive, has been not only been a disco-themed song frequently played in nightclubs; it has been played frequently for various causes (e.g. benefits for AIDS, or in Gay/Lesbian gatherings).
- Gloria Gaynor Day was held in the City of Newark on November 7, 2008.
- Her 1979 disco hit, "I Will Survive", was named the #1 song on VH1's 100 Greatest Dance Songs, while "Never Can Say Goodbye" landed at #51.
- Her 1979 #1 hit "I Will Survive" was awarded the first and only Grammy Award for Best Disco Recording in 1980 (the category was discontinued upon disco's fall into disrepair).
- Song "I Never Knew" with remixes by Hex Hector reached #1 on the Billboard Dance Music/Club Play chart (2002)
- Song "Just Keep Thinking About You" with remixes by Jonathan Peters and Almighty reached #1 on the Billboard Dance Music/Club Play chart (2001)