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Today In Rock: May 30

1943

Jack Bruce was born.

1946

Johnny Moore's Three Blazers hit #4 on the R&B chart with "Sunny Road".

1961

Running Scared (Roy Orbison) was a hit.

1964

The Wailers hit #38 with "Tall Cool One".

1969

Supertramp forms.

1970

Can releases 'Soundtracks'.

1974

Excerpts from Mike Oldfield's 'Tubular Bells' are included in 'The Exorcist' soundtrack.

1986

MTV announces its first new VJ since 1981, English-born "Downtown" Julie Brown.

1987

Beastie Boy Adam Horovitz is arrested in Liverpool when he allegedly strikes a girl fan during a post show riot.

1992

Paul Simon marries singer Edie Brickell.