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This list was submitted by USER00391 on Wednesday, December 30th, 1998 at 8:56 PM PST for The 1999 Lee Atwater Invitational Dead Pool.

Points Celebrity Date of Death Age 
10Pope John Paul IIApril 2nd, 200584
9Joe DiMaggio March 8th, 199984
8Boris YeltsinApril 23rd, 200776
7Julia ChildAugust 13th, 200491
6Estee LauderApril 24th, 200497
5Jack PaarJanuary 27th, 200485
4Richard PryorDecember 10th, 200565
3Billy GrahamFebruary 21st, 201899
2Buddy EbsenJuly 6th, 200395
1 Zsa Zsa GaborDecember 18th, 201699
9 points 1 hit 
 

 

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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