Archive Page - 08/16/13 41 years, 2,172 covers and 54,888 stories from PEOPLE magazine's history for you to enjoy
On Newsstands Now
- Matthew McConaughey: In His Own Words
- Jessa Duggar's Wedding Album
- Brittany Maynard's Final Days
Pick up your copy on newsstands
Click here for instant access to the Digital Magazine
People Top 5
LAST UPDATE: Wednesday January 28, 2015 01:10AM EST
PEOPLE Top 5 are the most-viewed stories on the site over the past three days, updated every 60 minutes
- July 18, 2011
- Vol. 76
- No. 2
Michael Vartan: That Other Thing I Do
The actor grew up in soccer-mad France but became a hockey devotee soon after seeing his first game at 6. "At the NHL level, it's so violent, so awesome," he says. "What's not to love?" He took to the ice himself at 20, but practiced for a whole year before entering his first game. "I didn't want to be the guy with the shiny new equipment who couldn't skate backwards," says Vartan, who has since played in a pickup league near his L.A. home for more than 20 years.
Now he's passing on his passion to Skaar, whom he wed in April. "Well, she really has no choice," he says. "I told her, 'Honey, I'll cook and clean, but I'm watching the game!'"
January 27, 2015
Treat Yourself! 4 Preview Issues
The most buzzed about stars this minute!