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|
|10||Pope John Paul II||April 2nd, 2005||84|
|9||Joe DiMaggio||March 8th, 1999||84|
|8||Boris Yeltsin||April 23rd, 2007||76|
|7||Julia Child||August 13th, 2004||91|
|6||Estee Lauder||April 24th, 2004||97|
|5||Jack Paar||January 27th, 2004||85|
|4||Richard Pryor||December 10th, 2005||65|
|3||Billy Graham||February 21st, 2018||99|
|2||Buddy Ebsen||July 6th, 2003||95|
|1||Zsa Zsa Gabor||December 18th, 2016||99|
|9 points||1 hit|
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