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Gary Dahl (entrepreneur) - Wikipedia


Gary Ross Dahl (December 18, 1936 – March 23, 2015) was an American copywriter, creative director, advertising agency owner, entrepreneur and the creator of the Pet Rock. ... "Gary Dahl, ...

Gary Dahl, Inventor of the Pet Rock, Dies at 78 - The New York Times


Mar 31, 2015 ... Gary Dahl in 1975 with the Pet Rock, a product that sold for $3.95 and made him a millionaire practically overnight. Credit United Press ...

The Pet Rock Captured a Moment and Made Its Creator a Millionaire ...


Apr 1, 2015 ... Dahl's Pet Rock was a key innovation of the 1970s, tongue-in-cheek humor ... to put up with all this s---, like that guy that invented the Pet Rock?

Pet Rock inventor Gary Dahl dies at 78. He put a rock in a box and ...


Apr 1, 2015 ... Gary Ross Dahl, the creator of the popular 1970s fad the Pet Rock, has died at age 78 in Oregon. Dahl's wife, Marguerite Dahl, confirmed that ...

Pet Rock inventor Gary Dahl has died, and his obituary is great


Apr 1, 2015 ... In 1975, a freelance copy writer named Gary Dahl got the idea for the Pet Rock — an ordinary rock, packaged in a pet carrier, requiring no food ...

Gary Dahl, inventor of 1970s fad the Pet Rock, dies at 78 - The ...


Apr 2, 2015 ... From news services. Gary Dahl, the creator of the wildly popular 1970s fad the Pet Rock, died March 23 in Jacksonville, Ore. He was 78.

The Man Who Invented the Pet Rock Has Died - Popular Mechanics


Apr 1, 2015 ... Gary Dahl, the inventor of the Pet Rock, has died at age 78. He is best known for putting rocks in a box and calling them pets. When the ...

Gary Dahl, creator of the Pet Rock, dies at 78 - USA Today


Apr 1, 2015 ... JACKSONVILLE, Ore. (AP) — Gary Ross Dahl, the creator of the wildly popular 1970s fad the Pet Rock, has died at age 78 in southern Oregon.

Pet Rock Page


Pet Rocks were a 1975 fad originated in California by salesman, Gary Dahl. ... by Don Kracke, the inventor of Rickie Trickie Sticky bathroom appliques, for Mr.

The Pet Rock Is Back (Only This Time It Costs $85) | Inc.com


2 days ago ... Dahl, who invented the original Pet Rock, died last year. Who would have thought the idea of selling plain old rocks to Americans would have ...

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How Did the Pet Rock Fad Start? - Today I Found Out


May 23, 2016 ... Sarah H. asks: Why did people buy the pet rock when it was just a rock? ... on what they hoped would be the next get-rich-quick invention.

Pet Rock Inventor Gary Dahl Dies at 78 - People


Apr 1, 2015 ... Dahl became a millionaire over a matter of months after inventing the Pet Rock in 1975.

Pet Rock founder Gary Dahl dead at 78 - Apr. 1, 2015 - CNN Money


Apr 1, 2015 ... Gary Dahl, the Pet Rock's inventor, became an overnight millionaire. He told People magazine in 1975 that he was selling 100,000 Pet Rocks a ...