Archive Page - 08/16/13 40 years, 2,164 covers and 54,677 stories from PEOPLE magazine's history for you to enjoy
Shocked by John Ritter's sudden death, friends recall a gifted performer who glowed with charm
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"He touched my heart. I believed in him. I loved him and I'll be there for his family."
– Russell Crowe about friend Steve Irwin's death
"She always said she would O.D. like Marilyn Monroe, but I don't think she really wanted to."
– Jackie Hatten, onetime friend of Anna Nicole Smith
"The thing that made Chris beautiful was when he was making people laugh."
– Lorne Michaels on Chris Farley's comedic talent
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