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|
|10||Osama bin Laden||May 2nd, 2011||54|
|9||Elizabeth Bowes-Lyon||March 30th, 2002||94|
|8||Pope John Paul II||April 2nd, 2005||84|
|7||Robert Mugabe||September 5th, 2019||95|
|6||Ronald Reagan||June 5th, 2004||93|
|5||Boris Yeltsin||April 23rd, 2007||76|
|4||Denis Thatcher||June 26th, 2003||88|
|3||Alistair Cooke||March 30th, 2004||95|
|2||Edward Heath||July 17th, 2005||89|
|1||Edmund Hillary||January 11th, 2008||88|
|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