This Week in PEOPLE History

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

2012: TOM CRUISE & KATIE HOLMES CALL IT QUITS

Following six years of marriage, Holmes surprised Cruise (and the world) by abruptly filing for divorce and seeking primary custody of their daughter, Suri. "She knew she had to have everything locked down before she pulled the trigger because there could be no wiggle room if she didn't want this to turn into a long, drawn-out battle," an insider revealed to PEOPLE. "She wanted this to happen fast, and severing all ties in one fell swoop was the best way for that to happen."
Also in This Issue: TV icon Andy Griffith dies at age 86 and Savannah Guthrie is named the new anchor of the Today show