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5 years ago, Angelina Jolie adopted a baby girl; 15 years ago Hollywood's biggest power couple, Meg Ryan and Dennis Quaid, called it quits and more from the PEOPLE archives

1982: DAN AYKROYD OPENS UP ABOUT JOHN BELUSHI'S DEAT

Four months after legendary comedian Belushi died tragically after a drug overdose, his best friend and comedy partner Aykroyd set the record straight about Belushi's life and death. "I think about his quiet side a lot and how special it was to be so close to a great man," the SNL star told PEOPLE. "You know it's kind of like a war. You see your best friend get blown away and you just gotta go over-the-trench and under-the-guns kinda thing."
Also in this Issue: Drew Barrymore continues her family's cinematic legacy with her scene-stealing performance in E.T.