This list was submitted by MJ and Friends on Thursday, December 27th, 2012 at 3:00 PM PST for The 2013 Lee Atwater Invitational Dead Pool.
|Points||Celebrity||Date of Death||Age|
|10||Bonnie Franklin||March 1st, 2013||69|
|9||Hugo Chavez||March 5th, 2013||58|
|8||Ray Price||December 16th, 2013||87|
|7||Fidel Castro||November 25th, 2016||90|
|6||Nelson Mandela||December 5th, 2013||95|
|5||George H.W. Bush||Alive||94|
|4||Margaret Thatcher||April 8th, 2013||87|
|3||Billy Graham||February 21st, 2018||99|
|1||Ed Koch||January 31st, 2013||88|
|38 points||6 hits|
His high-protein, low-carbohydrate approach to weight loss differed radically from the conventional wisdom of the medical establishment, and was widely criticized as risky. Nevertheless, Atkins steadfastly maintained that his dietary recommendations would lead to nothing more dangerous than a diminished sense of balance. He died of injuries sustained when he fell and hit his head on the sidewalk.
(d) April 17th, 2003