This list was submitted by USER00020 on Wednesday, June 2nd, 1999 at 9:49 AM PDT for The June '99 Lee Jr..
|Points||Celebrity||Date of Death||Age|
|10||Catfish Hunter||September 9th, 1999||53|
|8||Basil Hume||June 17th, 1999||76|
|7||Maurice Richard||May 27th, 2000||78|
|6||Curtis Mayfield||December 26th, 1999||57|
|5||Ian Dury||March 27th, 2000||57|
|4||Fritz Shurmur||August 30th, 1999||67|
|3||Harry 'Sweets' Edison||July 27th, 1999||83|
|2||Judith Exner||September 24th, 1999||65|
|1||Harold Reese||August 14th, 1999||81|
|28 points||6 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