This Week in PEOPLE History

Five years ago, Carrie Underwood walked down the aisle; 25 years ago, Tom Cruise was named the Sexiest Man Alive and more from the PEOPLE archives

2008: BRAD AND ANGELINA WELCOME TWINS

Happy 7th Birthday, Knox and Vivienne Jolie-Pitt! The twins joined Pitt and Jolie's ever-expanding family on July 12, 2008. "It's my favorite thing, to be a mom," the actress said months before their birth. "It's the most challenging thing I've ever done, and it's the most important work I'm doing. It's the most fun I've ever had."
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