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

2000: DENNIS QUAID & MEG RYAN ARE SWEETHEARTS NO MORE

They were America's Sweethearts and Hollywood's Golden Couple, but in 2000, the fairy tale was over for Quaid and Ryan, who announced their separation after nine years of marriage. Still, there didn't seem to be much hostility between the pair around the time of the split: "I loved him [when I married him], and I love him now," Ryan told Britain's Sunday Mirror a few months before the announcement. "He is an amazing actor and father. We are a great team."
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