Dreams are caused (most likely) by the purging of unimportant things noted through the day that do not require further storage within your memory. Thus, if someone appears in your dream, you thought of them, or saw them recently but nothing of vital importance came of that meeting. Therefore your brain is sort of erasing most of that thought (what color shirt they were wearing, what they said exactly) this is why you can't always remember little details.
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I don't think anyone really knows for sure what our dreams mean. Some times we dream of people we haven't seen in awhile. Sometimes we dream of people we don't even know. Everyones mind is different, so I'm sure it's safe to say we probably do not dream alike. It's nice when we do dream good things. I'm sure it was a random dream, enjoy it!
You know that little voice in your head that's always talking? Awake it's your conscious mind, asleep it's your unconscious mind, the point here being we are always talking. Now, while dreaming our unconscious mind talks in symbols. To understand a dream you need to interpret the symbols, the language of the sleeping mind. Let's use this person in your dream. What does s/he mean to you, good, bad, friend, enemy, or a deeper meaning, security, success, fear, that time when... Right now, what do you most associate with that person? That's the meaning of that person showing up in your dream. It's all about symbols. Now I realize your question may not have warranted such an elaborate answer, but you asked 'is it true...', and the answer is no, its not, but that wouldn't have been very helpful. I hope by explaining you'll be able to better understand your dreams and the language of symbols. Sleep well.
I personally believe that In sleep, people often gain a certain psychic connection to the world around them. This could mean that he/she was thinking of you than and your mind might pick up on his/her thoughts. If the dream is not as real and you can't remember some bits, it may have just been an ordinary dream. There is no way to be sure. But I feel that if you believe something, it is real. Oh wait! I almost left out if the person is famous or something and doesn't know you, you probably saw them on tv or something. Like, I had a dream I was dating Taylor Lautner but he was Jacob from twighlight. I have a poster of him in my room and had just seen new moon.