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This list was submitted by USER01531 on Friday, December 30th, 2005 at 7:32 AM PST for The 2006 Lee Atwater Invitational Dead Pool.

Points Celebrity Date of Death Age 
10Lou Rawls January 6th, 200672
9Tammy MessnerJuly 20th, 200765
8Don Knotts February 24th, 200681
7Oriana Fallaci September 15th, 200677
6Lady Bird JohnsonJuly 11th, 200794
5Lou HensonJuly 25th, 202088
4Ronnie BiggsDecember 18th, 201384
3Coretta King January 30th, 200678
2Brooke AstorAugust 13th, 2007105
1Shelley Winters January 14th, 200685
29 points 5 hits 
 

 

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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