This list was submitted by USER00064 on Tuesday, January 5th, 1999 at 5:24 AM 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|
|8||Sarah Knauss||December 30th, 1999||119|
|7||Senor Wences||April 20th, 1999||103|
|6||Evel Knievel||November 30th, 2007||69|
|5||Anne Lindbergh||February 7th, 2001||94|
|4||Katharine Hepburn||June 29th, 2003||96|
|3||Elisabeth Kubler-Ross||August 24th, 2004||78|
|2||Madame Chiang Kai-Shek||October 23rd, 2003||106|
|1||Elizabeth Bowes-Lyon||March 30th, 2002||94|
|25 points||3 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