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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 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.

Remembering Gary Dahl, the Marketing Magician Who Made ...


Apr 1, 2015 ... What began as a joke hatched in a bar turned into one of the most bizarrely successful marketing schemes of all time. And the Pet Rock, ...

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 ...

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 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 ...

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."

Pet Rock Inventor Dead: Gary Dahl Dies at 78 | Hollywood Reporter


Mar 31, 2015 ... Gary Dahl, the mastermind who invented the Pet Rock, has died.

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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.

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 ...