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This list was submitted by Roger Gowiththrottleup on Saturday, December 30th, 2006 at 2:15 PM PST for The 2007 Lee Atwater Invitational Dead Pool.

Points Celebrity Date of Death Age 
10Art LinkletterMay 26th, 201097
9Kitty Carlisle April 17th, 200796
8Jack LaLanneJanuary 23rd, 201196
7Brooke Astor August 13th, 2007105
6Billy GrahamFebruary 21st, 201899
5 Zsa Zsa GaborDecember 18th, 201699
4Lady Bird Johnson July 11th, 200794
3Ariel SharonJanuary 11th, 201485
2Fidel CastroNovember 25th, 201690
1Roger EbertApril 4th, 201370
20 points 3 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