Halloween was originally a 1978 horror film that was directed and scored by John Carpenter. It tells the story of Michael Myers who murdered his sister on Halloween night in 1963. As the story goes Myers escapes the sanitorium he has been living in every since on October 30th 1978 and returns to his hometown in order to kill again.
There is a character in the movie named Laurie Strodes and her friend has a boyfriend named Paul that she is supposed to be going to meet but instead she gets killed in her car before she has the chance. The Halloween film went on to have many sequels and became a wildly popular franchise.