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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 ...

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


Mar 31, 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 ...

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 Dies at 78 - People


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

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.

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.

Man who created the Pet Rock dies at 78 - Mashable


Apr 1, 2015 ... Gary Ross Dahl created the wildly popular 1970s fad the Pet Rock. He also wrote "Advertising for Dummies."

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 ...

Bay Area Man Who Invented Pet Rock Dies In Oregon « CBS San ...


Mar 27, 2015 ... The Bay Area man who invented the Pet Rock, a collectible that became a short- lived fad in the mid-1970s, died this week at the age of 78.

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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?

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.

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 ...