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This list was submitted by USER03173 for The 1998 Lee Atwater Invitational Dead Pool.

Points Celebrity Date of Death Age 
10Fay WrayAugust 8th, 200496
9Richard PryorDecember 10th, 200565
8Katharine HepburnJune 29th, 200396
7Buddy EbsenJuly 6th, 200395
6Walter CronkiteJuly 17th, 200992
5Allen FuntSeptember 5th, 199984
4Liz TaylorMarch 23rd, 201179
3Larry HagmanNovember 23rd, 201281
2Billy GrahamFebruary 21st, 201899
1Strom ThurmondJune 26th, 2003100
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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