This list was submitted by USER00108 on Saturday, January 25th, 2003 at 4:39 AM PST for The 2003 Lee Atwater Invitational Dead Pool.
|Points||Celebrity||Date of Death||Age|
|10||Warren Zevon||September 7th, 2003||56|
|9||Carol Shields||July 16th, 2003||68|
|8||Lester Maddox||June 25th, 2003||87|
|7||Strom Thurmond||June 26th, 2003||100|
|6||Johnny Oates||December 24th, 2004||58|
|5||Elia Kazan||September 28th, 2003||94|
|4||Sid Gillman||January 3rd, 2003||91|
|3||Bob Hope||July 27th, 2003||100|
|2||Prince Rainier||April 6th, 2005||81|
|1||Liz Taylor||March 23rd, 2011||79|
|46 points||7 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