Three Men and a Baby was directed by Leonard Nimoy.
A sardine is not a species of fish, but a name that can apply to many small varieties of pickled fish, including herring and pilchard.
The Pony Express only lasted a single year before the transcontinental telegraph made the route obsolete.
Picky linguists will tell you that the feminine version of "dude" is "dudine," not "dudette."
In 1983, a tiny fleck of paint off an earlier spacecraft hit the windshield of the orbiting space shuttle Challenger at 20,000 mph, causing a crater to form in its windshield.