This list was submitted by USER00039 on Wednesday, December 29th, 1999 at 6:15 AM PST for The 2000 Lee Atwater Invitational Dead Pool.
|Points||Celebrity||Date of Death||Age|
|10||Charles Schulz||February 12th, 2000||77|
|9||Bob Hope||July 27th, 2003||100|
|8||Elizabeth Bowes-Lyon||March 30th, 2002||94|
|7||Walter Matthau||July 1st, 2000||79|
|6||Pope John Paul II||April 2nd, 2005||84|
|5||Elisabeth Kubler-Ross||August 24th, 2004||78|
|4||Hume Cronyn||June 15th, 2003||91|
|3||Simon Wiesenthal||September 20th, 2005||96|
|2||Boris Yeltsin||April 23rd, 2007||76|
|1||Imogene Coca||June 2nd, 2001||?|
|17 points||2 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