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Millennium: 2nd millennium
Centuries: 19th century20th century21st century
Decades: 1900s  1910s  1920s  – 1930s –  1940s  1950s  1960s
Years: 1931 1932 193319341935 1936 1937
1934 in other calendars
Gregorian calendar1934
Ab urbe condita2687
Armenian calendar1383
Assyrian calendar6684
Bahá'í calendar90–91
Balinese saka calendar1855–1856
Bengali calendar1341
Berber calendar2884
British Regnal year24 Geo. 5 – 25 Geo. 5
Buddhist calendar2478
Burmese calendar1296
Byzantine calendar7442–7443
Chinese calendar癸酉(Water Rooster)
4630 or 4570
    — to —
甲戌年 (Wood Dog)
4631 or 4571
Coptic calendar1650–1651
Discordian calendar3100
Ethiopian calendar1926–1927
Hebrew calendar5694–5695
Hindu calendars
 - Vikram Samvat1990–1991
 - Shaka Samvat1855–1856
 - Kali Yuga5034–5035
Holocene calendar11934
Igbo calendar934–935
Iranian calendar1312–1313
Islamic calendar1352–1353
Japanese calendarShōwa 9
Javanese calendar1864–1865
Juche calendar23
Julian calendarGregorian minus 13 days
Korean calendar4267
Minguo calendarROC 23
Nanakshahi calendar466
Thai solar calendar2476–2477
Tibetan calendar阴水鸡年
(female Water-Rooster)
2060 or 1679 or 907
    — to —
(male Wood-Dog)
2061 or 1680 or 908

1934 (MCMXXXIV) was a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar, the 1934th year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 934th year of the 2nd millennium, the 34th year of the 20th century, and the 5th year of the 1930s decade.

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  • "The Continental" – by Herb Magidson and Con Conrad, from the movie Gay Divorce, won the Academy Award for best song.
  • "Down Yonder" – by L.Wolfe Gilbert, and recorded by a hillbilly group, Gid Tanner and His Skillet Lickers, sold more than a million copies.