Slim Whitman (1924-2013)

Singer Slim Whitman, whose yodeling saved the world in Mars Attacks, passed away June 19 at age 90. Somewhere “Indian Love Call” is playing and Martian brains are exploding. IMDB lists other movies such as Close Encounters of the Third Kind and House of 1000 Corpses.

Whitman recorded more than 500 songs, made more than 100 albums and sold more than 70 million records.

[Thanks to Rich Gutkes for the story.]