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This list was submitted by qaqwex on Monday, December 24th, 2001 at 2:25 PM PST for The 2002 Lee Atwater Invitational Dead Pool.

Points Celebrity Date of Death Age 
10Osama bin LadenMay 2nd, 201154
9Elizabeth Bowes-Lyon March 30th, 200294
8Pope John Paul IIApril 2nd, 200584
7Robert Mugabe September 5th, 201995
6Ronald ReaganJune 5th, 200493
5Boris YeltsinApril 23rd, 200776
4Denis ThatcherJune 26th, 200388
3Alistair CookeMarch 30th, 200495
2Edward HeathJuly 17th, 200589
1Edmund HillaryJanuary 11th, 200888
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