This list was submitted by DEEJ on Monday, August 3rd, 1998 at 8:52 PM PDT for The August '98 Lee Jr..
|Points||Celebrity||Date of Death||Age|
|9||Ronald Reagan||June 5th, 2004||93|
|8||Lester Maddox||June 25th, 2003||87|
|7||Allen Funt||September 5th, 1999||84|
|6||Dale Evans||February 7th, 2001||88|
|5||Evel Knievel||November 30th, 2007||69|
|4||Pope John Paul II||April 2nd, 2005||84|
|3||Boris Yeltsin||April 23rd, 2007||76|
|2||Eddie Albert||May 26th, 2005||99|
|0 points||0 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