This list was submitted by USER00422 on Thursday, December 31st, 1998 at 2:25 PM PST for The 1999 Lee Atwater Invitational Dead Pool.
|Points||Celebrity||Date of Death||Age|
|10||Joe DiMaggio||March 8th, 1999||84|
|9||Bob Hope||July 27th, 2003||100|
|7||Akio Morita||October 3rd, 1999||78|
|6||Art Linkletter||May 26th, 2010||97|
|5||Peggy Lee||January 21st, 2002||81|
|4||Vaclav Havel||December 18th, 2011||75|
|3||Hedy Lamarr||January 19th, 2000||86|
|1||Richard Pryor||December 10th, 2005||65|
|17 points||2 hits|
Georgia's irrepressible segregationist, who defied the 1964 Civil Rights Act by chasing three black students from his restaurant with a gun. Given twenty days to desegregate, Maddox chose instead to close and sell the place, for which they made him Governor. Later, after his political career waned, he attempted to update his image by launching a nightclub comedy act with a black ex-con he had pardoned while in office. They were billed as "The Governor and the Dishwasher." We're not making this up.
(d) June 25th, 2003