Very Minor PODs

Shannen Doherty was cast as Heather Duke, one of the three "mean girls" named Heather, in the 1989 dark comedy Heathers. But according to that source of all truth Wikipedia, she apparently was originally interested in the role of Veronica, the main character.

If Shannen Doherty played Veronica, that's a changed movie for sure, and changed careers for both her and Winona Ryder (who played Veronica in the actual movie).
 
WI: William Proxmire is nixed in trying to kill the Saturn, it has low level LEO flights in the 1970s, and then in the 1980s Reagan goes space nuts (because he's Star Wars loving Ronnie), blows arms race levels of money, and we get a second space age in the 1980s?
 
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Mickey Mouse doesn't replace Oswald the Lucky Rabbit as the main Disney character?
that would turn into a pretty big POD as far as media is concerned because the loss of Oswald to Universal (i think?) not only prompted the creation of Mickey but, further down the line, made Walt extremely protective of his intellectual properties and led him to push for the establishment of copyright law
 
Small POD, big impact: what if 0.02% more Florida natives voted for Al Gore in the 2000 election? Does this mean Al Gore won't be available to voice act in Futurama's Crime's Of The Hot?
 
Edward, Prince of Wales, the future Edward VIII, meets an upper-class girl whom he fancies at University. The girl plans to sail, with family, to New York on the Titanic, to visit American high society. The Prince of Wales decides that he must sail on the boat, officially to show confidence in British engineering and visit New York to strengthen ties with the Americans. Instead, he is indisposed with the girl at the moment the ship hits the iceberg.
 
John Hinckley Jr. buys a shitty gun that jams.
No Brady Bill.

Edward, Prince of Wales, the future Edward VIII, meets an upper-class girl whom he fancies at University. The girl plans to sail, with family, to New York on the Titanic, to visit American high society. The Prince of Wales decides that he must sail on the boat, officially to show confidence in British engineering and visit New York to strengthen ties with the Americans. Instead, he is indisposed with the girl at the moment the ship hits the iceberg.
He actually might be forced onto a lifeboat, as people with skills with yatches or boats were needed. I rememeber reading about one guy who had a skill who was raising his hand, only for a companion of his to lower it and say they should go together. Kinda a dick move, keeping a friend from escaping death. He lived, but still a dick move.
 
Amy Klobuchar accidentally makes a bad hotdish for the Minnesota Congressional Delegation Hotdish Competition and a few people get sick. No lasting damage is done, except to her pride.
 

May was responsible for a major release of highly confidential military information during World War II known as the May Incident.[4] U.S. submarines had been conducting a successful undersea war against Japanese shipping during World War II, frequently escaping their anti-submarine depth charge attacks.[4][5] May revealed the deficiencies of Japanese depth-charge tactics in a press conference held in June 1943 on his return from a war zone junket.[4][5] At this press conference, he revealed the highly sensitive fact that American submarines had a high survival rate because Japanese depth charges were exploding at too shallow a depth.[4][5] Various press associations sent this leaked news story over their wires and many newspapers published it, including one in Honolulu, Hawaii.[4][5]

After the news became public, Japanese naval antisubmarine forces began adjusting their depth charges to explode at a greater depth.[4][5] Vice Admiral Charles A. Lockwood, commander of the U.S. submarine fleet in the Pacific, estimated that May's security breach cost the United States Navy as many as ten submarines and 800 crewmen killed in action.[4][5] He said, "I hear Congressman May said the Jap depth charges are not set deep enough. He would be pleased to know that the Japs set them deeper now."[4][5] A report from the U.S. Navy's Pacific Submarine Fleet determined that Japanese anti-submarine warfare (ASW) forces failed to uncover the maximum test depth ability of U.S. fleet submarines during the war.[6] However, the report made no finding as to whether or not Japanese ASW forces altered their depth charge attacks to deeper settings as a consequence of May's revelation to the press.[6]
 
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