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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 
10Charles Schulz February 12th, 200077
9Bob HopeJuly 27th, 2003100
8Elizabeth Bowes-LyonMarch 30th, 200294
7Walter Matthau July 1st, 200079
6Pope John Paul IIApril 2nd, 200584
5Elisabeth Kubler-RossAugust 24th, 200478
4Hume CronynJune 15th, 200391
3Simon WiesenthalSeptember 20th, 200596
2Boris YeltsinApril 23rd, 200776
1Imogene CocaJune 2nd, 2001?
17 points 2 hits 
 

 

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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